Alexander Asher

Mr Alexander Asher

Rush ID: 2004

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1835
Died:
5 August 1905
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
son of Rev William Asher and dof Rev John Gordon
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
2004
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q4718264
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ASHER, Alexander (1835-1905)

Constituencies

  1. Elgin District of Burghs

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1881*
    Date of election: 15 July 1881
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1905*
    Date of exit: 5 August 1905
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Aberdeen and Glasgow Universities

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Solicitor-General 1881-1894

Higher education

  1. University of Edinburgh

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Elgin Academy

  2. Kings College, Aberdeen

Marriages

  1. Cranford, unknown

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club

  2. Devonshire Club

  3. Reform Club