Leonard Courtney

Mr Leonard Henry Courtney

Rush ID: 2836

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1832
Died:
11 May 1918
Birth place:
Penzance, Cornwall, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Higher Education teacher
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Speaker/Deputy
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
2836
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5612624
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. COURTNEY, Leonard (1832-1918)

Peerages

  1. Baron Courtney

    1st Baron Courtney of Penwith

    New hereditary

    1906

Constituencies

  1. Bodmin

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1900
    Date of exit: 1 October 1900
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None
  2. Liskeard

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1876*
    Date of election: 22 December 1876
    Nature of election: By-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: Regional
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Liskeard

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1874
    Date of election: 1874-01-31 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal

Ministerial offices

  1. Under-Secretary 1880-1882

    Home Office

  2. Financial Secretary to the Treasury 1882-1884

  3. Deputy Speaker 1886-1892

Higher education

  1. St John's College

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. (Name unknown), unknown

    Year: 1883

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

  2. Liberal Unionist member

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum

  2. Reform Club