Alexander Renton

Mr Alexander Leslie Renton

Rush ID: 5552

Details

Born:
6 July 1868
Died:
6 May 1947
Birth place:
London, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Presbyterian
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Army officer
Parentage:
James H. Renton
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
5552
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q15997536
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. RENTON, Alexander (1868-1947)

Constituencies

  1. Gainsborough

    Party: LU
    Year of election: 1907*
    Date of election: c. 1907*
    Nature of election: Change of party
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1910¹
    Date of exit: 15 January 1910
    Party: LU
    Nature of exit: Relocation / defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Defeated contesting Reading at 1910¹ General Election.
  2. Gainsborough

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 12 January 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1907*
    Date of exit: c. 1907*
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Reading

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910¹
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: LU
    Notes:
  2. Dorset Southern

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1900
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Higher education

  1. Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Harrow

Marriages

  1. Taylor, Kathleen

    Year: 1895

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

    -1907

  2. Liberal Unionist member

    1907-

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club

  2. Naval and Military Club

  3. Cavalry Club