George Clerk

Sir George Clerk

Rush ID: 3523

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1787
Died:
23 December 1867
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Unknown
Election occupation:
Unknown
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
3523
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7526860
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. CLERK, Sir George (1787-1867)

Constituencies

  1. Dover

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1852
    Date of exit: 7 July 1852
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Stamford

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1838*
    Date of election: 1 May 1838
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1847
    Date of exit: 29 July 1847
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Edinburgh

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1835
    Date of election: 6 January 1835
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1837
    Date of exit: 24 July 1837
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: also MP Edinburgh before 1832

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Dover

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1857
    Date of election: 1857-03-27 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  2. Edinburgh

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election: 1837-07-24 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative

Ministerial offices

  1. Vice-President of the Board of Trade 1846

    Master of the Mint

  2. Secretary to the Treasury 1834-5;1841-5

  3. Lord of the Admiralty 1819-1830

Schools

  1. Private tuition

Marriages

  1. (Name unknown), unknown

    Year: 1810

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club