Henry Fowler

Mr Henry Hartley Fowler

Rush ID: 2092

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1830
Died:
25 February 1911
Birth place:
Sunderland, County Durham, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Solicitor
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Reverend Joseph Fowler
Notes:
Knighted between 1892 and 1895.
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
2092
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q332935
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. FOWLER, Henry (1830-1911)

Peerages

  1. 1st Viscount Wolverhampton

    New hereditary

    1908

Constituencies

  1. Wolverhampton East

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1908*
    Date of exit: 25 April 1908
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Wolverhampton

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election: 31 March 1880
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Under-Secretary of State 1884-1885

    Home Office

  2. Financial Secretary to the Treasury 1886

  3. President of the Board of Local Government 1892-1894

  4. Secretary of State for India 1894-1895

  5. Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1905-1908

Schools

  1. St Saviour's GS, Southwark

Marriages

  1. Thorneycroft, Ellen

    Year: 1857

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Local governments

  1. Wolverhampton Borough Council

    member

    Mayor, 1863

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum

  2. National Liberal Club

  3. Reform Club