James Graham

Sir James Robert George Graham

Rush ID: 6829

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1792
Died:
25 October 1861
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Landowner
Election occupation:
Landowner
Parentage:
Sir James Graham, 1st Bart, and Lady Catherine Stewart, daughter of 7th Earl of Galloway.
Notes:
Ld Rector of Univ of Glasgow 1840. Dep Lt Herts
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
6829
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333983
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. GRAHAM, Sir James (1792-1861)

Constituencies

  1. Carlisle

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1852
    Date of election: 7 July 1852
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1861*
    Date of exit: 25 October 1861
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None
  2. Ripon

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1852
    Date of exit: 7 July 1852
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Dorchester

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election: 29 June 1841
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1847
    Date of exit: 29 July 1847
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  4. Pembroke District of Boroughs

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1838*
    Date of election: 20 February 1838
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1841
    Date of exit: 29 June 1841
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  5. Cumberland Eastern

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1837
    Date of exit: 24 July 1837
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: Also MP for Hull 1818-1820; Carlisle 1826-1829; first elected for this seat 1830. Defeated at 1837 General Election standing as Conservative.

Ministerial offices

  1. First Lord of the Admiralty 1830-1834

  2. Home Secretary 1841-1846

  3. First Lord of the Admiralty 1852-1855

Higher education

  1. (College unknown)

    Graduated

    LLD

Marriages

  1. Campbell, Fanny Callender

    Year: 1819

Parties

  1. Conservative-Liberal member

Clubs

  1. Arthurs' Club

  2. Boodle's Club