Samuel Laing

Mr Samuel Laing

Rush ID: 2415

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1812
Died:
6 August 1897
Birth place:
Orkney, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director (railways)
Election occupation:
Company director (railways)
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Non-Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
2415
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7411962
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. LAING, Samuel (1812-1897)

Constituencies

  1. Orkney and Shetland

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1873*
    Date of election: 11 January 1873
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Wick District of Burghs

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1865
    Date of election: 11 July 1865
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1868
    Date of exit: 17 November 1868
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  3. Wick District of Burghs

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1859
    Date of election: 28 April 1859
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1860*
    Date of exit: c. 1860*
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  4. Wick District of Burghs

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1852
    Date of election: 7 July 1852
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1857
    Date of exit: 27 March 1857
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Financial Secretary to the Treasury 1859-1860

Higher education

  1. St John's College

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. (Name unknown), unknown

    Year: 1841

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Reform Club