William Gordon

Hon. William Gordon

Rush ID: 6450

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1784
Died:
3 February 1858
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Naval officer
Election occupation:
Naval officer
Parentage:
Lord Haddo (son of 3rd Earl of Aberdeen) and Charlotte Baird
Notes:
Stenton gives year of birth as 1785; this data from National Portrait Gallery web site.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Chief Whip/Deputy
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
6450
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q13529913
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. GORDON, Hon. William (1784-1858)

Constituencies

  1. Aberdeenshire

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1854*
    Date of exit: c. 1854*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Also MP for this constituency from 1820. Exit in or about August 1854.

Ministerial offices

  1. Lord of the Admiralty 1841-1846

Schools

  1. Private tuition

Relationships

  1. Uncle of Haddo

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club