John Sinclair

Mr John Sinclair

Rush ID: 2864

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1860
Died:
11 January 1925
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Army officer (retired)
Parentage:
Captain George Sinclair and Agnes Learmonth
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
2864
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q11727985
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SINCLAIR, John (1860-1925)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Pentland

    New hereditary

    1909

Constituencies

  1. Forfarshire

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1897*
    Date of election: 30 January 1897
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1909*
    Date of exit: 10 February 1909
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None
  2. Dunbartonshire

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: 4 July 1892
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1895
    Date of exit: 13 July 1895
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Ayr District of Burghs

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1886
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Secretary for Scotland 1906-1912

  2. Opposition/other party Whip 1906-1906

    Liberal Whip

Schools

  1. Edinburgh Academy

  2. Wellington College

Marriages

  1. Gordon, Lady Marjorie

    Year: 1904

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Local governments

  1. London County Council

    member

    1889-1891

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club

  2. Army and Navy Club

  3. National Liberal Club