Alexander Cockburn

Mr Alexander James Edmund Cockburn

Rush ID: 3541

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1802
Died:
20 November 1880
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Alexander Cockburn, of London, and the daughter of Viscount de Viguier
Notes:
Succeeded his uncle as Baronet in 1858.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1858
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
3541
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q334467
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. COCKBURN, Alexander (1802-1880)

Constituencies

  1. Southampton

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1856*
    Date of exit: c. 1856*
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Exit November 1856; resigned on appointment as Lord Chief Justice of Common Pleas

Ministerial offices

  1. Attorney-General 1851-1852

  2. Solicitor-General 1850-1851

  3. Attorney-General 1852-1856

Higher education

  1. Trinity Hall

    Graduated

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member