Richard Potter

Mr Richard Potter

Rush ID: 7133

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1778
Died:
13 July 1842
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
Years of birth and death from Historical Manuscripts Commissino web site. Stenton's attribution of a by-election defeat in 1862 looks wrong; according to Craig this refers to another Richard Potter.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
7133
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7328487
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. POTTER, Richard (1778-1842)

Constituencies

  1. Wigan

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1839*
    Date of exit: c. 1839*
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: Exit in or before March 1839.

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Reform Club