Edward Carson

Mr Edward Henry Carson

Rush ID: 2210

Details

Born:
9 February 1854
Died:
22 October 1935
Birth place:
Dublin, Ireland
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Edward Henry Carson and daughter of Captain Lambert
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1900
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
2210
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q177235
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. CARSON, Edward (1854-1935)

Peerages

  1. Lord Carson

    Life (Law Lord)

    1921

Constituencies

  1. Belfast Duncairn

    Party: Unionist
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1921*
    Date of exit: c. 1921*
    Party: Unionist
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: Exit May 1921.
  2. Dublin University

    Party: Unionist
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: 4 July 1892
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Unionist
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Solicitor-General for Ireland 1892

  2. Solicitor-General 1900-1905

  3. Attorney-General 1915

  4. First Lord of the Admiralty 1916-1917

  5. Minister without Portfolio 1917-1918

Higher education

  1. Trinity College Dublin

    Graduated

Schools

  1. (School name unknown)

    Notes: Portarlington

Marriages

  1. Kirwan, Sarah

    Year: 1879

  2. Frewen, Ruby

    Year: 1914

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

  2. Unionist member

  3. Unionist leader

    1910-1921

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Garrick Club

  3. Bachelors' Club