William Macdonald

Mr William Archibald Macdonald

Rush ID: 2523

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1841
Died:
5 October 1911
Birth place:
County Wicklow, Ireland
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Election occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
Blind since age of 13. Stood in 2 diff constits on diff days in 1886 GE - elected for second.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
2523
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8004525
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. MACDONALD, William (1841- ? )

Constituencies

  1. Queen's County Ossory

    Party: Nat. (P)
    Year of election: 1886*
    Date of election: 1 July 1886
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1892
    Date of exit: 4 July 1892
    Party: Nat. (P)
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Islington West

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1886*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Nat. (P)

Higher education

  1. Trinity College Dublin

    Graduated

Parties

  1. Nationalist (Parnellite) member