Gerard Smith

Lieut-Colonel Gerard Smith

Rush ID: 7212

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1839
Died:
28 October 1920
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Army officer (retired)
Parentage:
Martin Tucker Smith MP and Louisa Ridley, daughter of Matthew White Ridley MP
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
7212
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q1510187
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SMITH, Lieut-Colonel Gerard (1839-1920)

Constituencies

  1. Wycombe

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1883*
    Date of election: 12 March 1883
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Relocation / defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Defeated contesting Yorkshire East Riding at 1885 General Election.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Kingston upon Hull West

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Relationships

  1. Son of Martin Smith

  2. Grandson of Matthew Ridley

  3. Nephew of Matthew Ridley

  4. Cousin of Matthew Ridley

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club