William Cowan

Mr William Henry Cowan

Rush ID: 8342

Details

Born:
22 May 1862
Died:
11 January 1932
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
William Cowan, of Edinburgh
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1917
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
8342
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5719904
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. COWAN, William (1862-1932)

Constituencies

  1. Islington North

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election: 6 December 1923
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1929
    Date of exit: 30 May 1929
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Aberdeenshire and Kincardineshire Eastern

    Party: Co. Lib.
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1922
    Date of exit: 15 November 1922
    Party: Co. Lib.
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Aberdeenshire Eastern

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1910¹
    Date of election: 15 January 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None
  4. Guildford

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 12 January 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1910¹
    Date of exit: 15 January 1910
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Higher education

  1. University of Edinburgh

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Merchiston Castle

  2. Collegiate School, Edinburgh

Marriages

  1. Smith, Winifrede

    Year: 1899

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

    1906-1922

  2. Conservative Party member

    1923-

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum

  2. Carlton Club

  3. Constitutional Club

  4. St Stephen's Club

  5. Royal Automobile Club