Lees Knowles

Sir Lees Knowles

Rush ID: 1897

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1857
Died:
7 October 1928
Birth place:
Lancashire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Company director (mining)
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
PPS
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
1897
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7528246
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. KNOWLES, Sir Lees (1857-1928)

Constituencies

  1. Salford West

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1886
    Date of election: 1 July 1886
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1906
    Date of exit: 12 January 1906
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Leigh

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: Tue 24th Nov 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1887-1892

  2. PPS 1895-1900

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Rugby

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Junior Carlton Club

  3. Union Club