Walter Thorburn

Sir Walter Thorburn

Rush ID: 2013

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1842
Died:
10 November 1908
Birth place:
Peebles, Peeblesshire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director (textiles)
Election occupation:
Company director (textiles)
Parentage:
Walter Thorburn, banker, of Peebles, and Jane Grieve
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1900
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
2013
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q26289585
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. THORBURN, Sir Walter (1842-1908)

Constituencies

  1. Peeblesshire and Selkirkshire

    Party: LU
    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: LU
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Schools

  1. Musselburgh Grammar School

  2. Private tuition

Marriages

  1. Scott, Elizabeth Jackson

    Year: 1871

Parties

  1. Liberal Unionist member

Clubs

  1. Devonshire Club

  2. New Club, Edinburgh

  3. Union Club