William Dunbar

Sir William Dunbar

Rush ID: 6737

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1812
Died:
18 December 1889
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate (non-practising)
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate (non-practising)
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
6737
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7529567
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. DUNBAR, Sir William (1812-1889)

Constituencies

  1. Wigtown District of Burghs

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1857
    Date of election: 27 March 1857
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1865*
    Date of exit: c. 1865*
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Keeper of the Privy Seal

  2. Lord of the Treasury 1857-1859

  3. Commissioner for Auditing Public Accounts 1865-

Higher education

  1. University of Edinburgh

    Graduated

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club