Alexander Grant

Sir Alexander Cray Grant

Rush ID: 6831

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1782
Died:
29 November 1854
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Private income
Election occupation:
Private income
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
desc from Grants of Dalvey
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Chief Whip/Deputy
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
6831
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7525941
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. GRANT, Sir Alexander (1782-1854)

Constituencies

  1. Cambridge

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1840*
    Date of election: 23 May 1840
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1843*
    Date of exit: c. 1843*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Exit before 21 March 1843

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Honiton

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election: 1837-07-24 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  2. Great Grimsby

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1835
    Date of election: 1835-01-06 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative

Ministerial offices

  1. Chairman of Ways and Means 1826-1832

  2. Commissioner of the Board of Control

  3. Commissioner for Auditing Public Accounts -1854

Higher education

  1. St John's College

    Graduated

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member