Watson Rutherford

Mr William Watson Rutherford

Rush ID: 8360

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1853
Died:
3 December 1927
Birth place:
Liverpool, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Solicitor
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
William Rutherford, of Liverpool
Notes:
Knighted 1918; created Baronet in 1923.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1918
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
8360
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7529763
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. RUTHERFORD, Watson (1853-1927)

Constituencies

  1. Liverpool Edge Hill

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1923*
    Date of exit: 15 February 1923
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Liverpool Edge Hill

    Party: Co. Con.
    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. Con.
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  3. Liverpool West Derby

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1903*
    Date of election: 20 January 1903
    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: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Liverpool Scotland

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1900
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative

Schools

  1. Merchant Taylor's School

Marriages

  1. Strachan, Elspeth

    Year: 1878

Relationships

  1. Father of John Rutherford

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Local governments

  1. Liverpool City Council

    member

    1895-1912

    Lord Mayor 1903

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Constitutional Club

  3. St Stephen's Club