Andrew Torrance

Mr Andrew Mitchell Torrance

Rush ID: 6010

Details

Born:
13 February 1845
Died:
4 February 1909
Birth place:
Old Cumnack, Ayrshire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director (textiles)
Election occupation:
Company director (textiles)
Parentage:
John Torrance, weaving agent, and Jane Mitchell
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1906
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
6010
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q4758045
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. TORRANCE, Andrew (1845-1909)

Constituencies

  1. Glasgow Central

    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: 1909*
    Date of exit: 4 February 1909
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Islington East

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1900
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal

Schools

  1. Old Cumnack Parish School, Ayrshire

Marriages

  1. Drummond, Flora Weir

    Year: 1870

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Local governments

  1. London County Council

    member

    1889-1907

  2. Islington Borough Council

    member

    Mayor 1903-1904

Clubs

  1. National Liberal Club

  2. City Liberal Club