John Campbell

Sir John Campbell

Rush ID: 6623

Details

Born:
15 September 1779
Died:
23 June 1861
Birth place:
Scotland, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Other
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Dr Campbell, Minister of Cupar, Fife
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
6623
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q332738
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. CAMPBELL, Sir John (1779-1861)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Campbell of St Andrews

    New hereditary

    1841

Constituencies

  1. Edinburgh

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1834*
    Date of election: 2 June 1834
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1841
    Date of exit: 29 June 1841
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Dudley

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1834*
    Date of exit: 28 February 1834
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Also MP for Stafford in 1830-1831. Resigned to stand again on appointment as Attorney-General; defeated in subsequent by-election.

Ministerial offices

  1. Solicitor-General -1834

  2. Lord Chancellor 1859

  3. Attorney-General 1834

  4. Attorney-General 1835-

  5. Lord Chancellor of Ireland 1841-

  6. Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1846-

Marriages

  1. Scarlett, Mary

Relationships

  1. Related by marriage to James Scarlett

  2. Related by marriage to Robert Scarlett

  3. Related by marriage to James Scarlett

  4. Father of William Campbell

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Reform Club