William Watson

Mr William Watson

Rush ID: 7331

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1828
Died:
14 September 1899
Birth place:
Covington, Lanarkshire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Reverend Thomas Watson, of Covington, Lanarkshire, and Eleanora McHaffie
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
7331
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q1766037
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WATSON, William (1828-1899)

Peerages

  1. Lord Watson

    Life (Law Lord)

    1880

Constituencies

  1. Aberdeen and Glasgow Universities

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1876*
    Date of election: 14 November 1876
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1880
    Date of exit: 31 March 1880
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Solicitor-General for Scotland 1874-1876

    Office held before election to House of Commons

  2. Lord Advocate 1876

Higher education

  1. University of Glasgow

    Graduated

  2. University of Edinburgh

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Bannatyne, Margaret

    Year: 1868

Relationships

  1. Father of William Watson

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member