Joseph Bennett (British politician)
Bennett was born at Grimsby, the son of William Bennett and his wife Ann. He was educated at Wesley College, Sheffield and became a merchant at Louth. He was a J.P. for Lindsey Division of Lincolnshire, and for the Boroughs of Louth and Grimsby
In the 1885 general election, Bennett was elected Member of Parliament for Gainsborough but lost the seat in the 1886 general election. He regained the seat in the 1892 general election but stood down from the House of Commons at the 1895 general election.
Bennett lived at Louth and died at the age of 78.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Joseph Bennett
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|New constituency||Member of Parliament for Gainsborough
1885 – 1886
|Member of Parliament for Gainsborough
1892 – 1895
Emerson Muschamp Bainbridge