William Watson

Mr William Watson

Rush ID: 8318

Details

Born:
8 December 1873
Died:
13 June 1948
Birth place:
UK
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Ethnic minority:
No
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
William Watson MP (1828-1899; Lord Watson, Lord of Appeal) and Margaret Bannatyne
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
Highest Office:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
3
Education level:
Graduate

References

Rush ID:
8318
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q1967797
Parliament ID:
Not set
Beamish Person ID:
Not set
They work for you ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WATSON, William (1873-1948)

Peerages

  1. Lord Thankerton

    Life (Law Lord)

    1929

Constituencies

  1. Carlisle

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election: 29 October 1924
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1929*
    Date of exit: c. 1929*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: Exit April 1929; resigned on appointment as Lord of Appeal. Seat vacant at Dissolution of Parliament in 1929.
  2. Lanarkshire Southern

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1913*
    Date of election: 12 December 1913
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Carlisle

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  2. Galloway

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Solicitor-General for Scotland 1922

  2. Lord Advocate 1922-1924

  3. Lord Advocate 1924-1929

Higher education

  1. Jesus College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Winchester

Marriages

  1. Cowan, Sophia Marjorie

    Year: 1902

Relationships

  1. Child of William Watson

Parties

  1. Conservative Party Member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. National Club

  3. Windham Club