John Young

Mr John Young

Rush ID: 6324

Details

Born:
31 August 1807
Died:
6 October 1876
Birth place:
Bombay, India
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Sir William Young, 1st Bart, and youngest daughter of Charles Federick
Notes:
Succeeded as Baronet in 1848. Chief Commissioner of the Ionian Islands, 1855-1859; Governor of New South Wales, 1860-1867; Governor-General of Canada, 1868-1872.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1848
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
6324
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q334392
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. YOUNG, John (1807-1876)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Lisgar

    New hereditary

    1870

Constituencies

  1. Cavan

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1855*
    Date of exit: c. 1855*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: First elected in 1831. Exit in or before April 1855 on appointment as Chief Commissioner of the Ionian Islands.

Ministerial offices

  1. Lord of the Treasury 1841-1844

  2. Secretary to the Treasury 1844-1846

  3. Chief Secretary for Ireland 1852-1855

Higher education

  1. Corpus Christi College

    Attended -1829

    Degree BA

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Dalton, Lady Adelaide Annabella

    Year: 1835

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club