James Kitson

Sir James Kitson

Rush ID: 2114

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1835
Died:
16 March 1911
Birth place:
Leeds, Yorkshire (West Riding), U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
James Kitson, engineer, of Leeds
Notes:
Created Baronet in 1886.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1886
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
2114
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6137410
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. KITSON, Sir James (1835-1911)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Airedale

    New hereditary

    1907

Constituencies

  1. Colne Valley

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: 4 July 1892
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1907*
    Date of exit: 4 July 1907
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Leeds Central

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1886
    Date of election: Thu 1st Jul 1886
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Higher education

  1. University College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Wakefield Proprietory

Marriages

  1. Cliffe, Emily

    Year: 1860

  2. Smith, Laura

    Year: 1881

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Political organisations

  1. Iron and Steel Institute leader

    Pres

  2. Chamber of Commerce member

  3. National Liberal Federation leader

    Pres

Clubs

  1. Fine Arts Club

  2. National Liberal Club

  3. Reform Club