W.H. Smith

Mr William Henry Smith

Rush ID: 877

Details

Born:
24 June 1825
Died:
6 October 1891
Birth place:
London, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director (retail)
Election occupation:
Company director (retail)
Parentage:
William Henry Smith and his wife Mary Ann
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
877
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q176472
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SMITH, W.H. (1825-1891)

Constituencies

  1. Strand

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1891*
    Date of exit: 6 October 1891
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Westminster

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: 17 November 1868
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Westminster

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1865
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Financial Secretary to the Treasury 1874-1877

  2. First Lord of the Admiralty 1877-1880

  3. Secretary of State for War 1885-1886

  4. Secretary of State for War 1886-1887

  5. Chief Secretary for Ireland 1886

    January 1886

  6. First Lord of the Treasury 1887-1891

    First holder of this office

  7. Leader of the House of Commons 1887-1891

Marriages

  1. Leach, Emily

    Year: 1858

Relationships

  1. Father of William Smith

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club