Benjamin Lester

Mr Benjamin Lester Lester

Rush ID: 4706

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1780
Died:
14 July 1838
Birth place:
Poole, Dorset, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Merchant
Election occupation:
Merchant
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
Year of birth is approximate; years of birth and death from National Portrait Gallery web site.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
4706
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q26220723
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. LESTER, Benjamin (1780-1838)

Constituencies

  1. Poole

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1835
    Date of exit: 6 January 1835
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: First elected for this constituency in 1812.

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Union Club