Lowther

Viscount William Lowther

Rush ID: 9026

Details

Born:
30 July 1787
Died:
4 March 1872
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Landowner
Election occupation:
Landowner
Parentage:
2nd Earl of Lonsdale
Notes:
Also held ministerial offices before 1832 and after elevation to Peerage in 1841.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Non-Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
9026
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8014747
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. LOWTHER, Viscount (1787-1872)
  2. LOWTHER, William (1787-1872) **

Alternative names

  1. William (William) Lowther (family name)

    1787 - 1872

    family name; assumed title Viscount Lowther on father's elevation as Earl of Lonsdale in 1807

Peerages

  1. 2nd Earl of Lonsdale

    3rd Earl of Lonsdale

    Hereditary

    1844

  2. Baron Lowther

    Hereditary

    1841

    Called to House of Lords using one of his father's lesser titles.

Constituencies

  1. Westmorland

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1841*
    Date of exit: c. 1841*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: Exit before 22 September 1841. Also MP for Cockermouth, 1808; Westmorland, 1813; Dunwich, 1832.

Ministerial offices

  1. Treasurer of the Navy 1834-1835

  2. Vice-President of the Board of Trade 1834-1835

Marriages

  1. Unknown, not married

Relationships

  1. Brother of Henry Lowther

  2. Uncle of Henry Lowther

  3. Cousin of John Lowther

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club