James Cowan

Mr James Cowan

Rush ID: 2837

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1816
Died:
24 November 1895
Birth place:
Edinburgh, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Paper manufacturer
Election occupation:
Paper manufacturer
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
2837
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q16198477
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. COWAN, James (1816-1895)

Constituencies

  1. Edinburgh

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1874
    Date of election: 31 January 1874
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1882*
    Date of exit: c. 1882*
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Higher education

  1. University of Edinburgh

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. (Name unknown), unknown

    Year: 1841

Relationships

  1. Brother of Charles Cowan

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Local governments

  1. Edinburgh District Council

    leader

    1872-1874

    Lord Provost

Clubs

  1. Devonshire Club