Richard Dawson (1855–1923)
Richard Dawson (1855–1923) was an Irish barrister and Conservative politician.
In the 1885 general election, Dawson was elected Member of Parliament for Leeds East but lost the seat against the trend in the 1886 general election. He was private secretary to Rt. Hon. Henry Chaplin, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster from 1885 to 1886. Dawson died at the age of 68.
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|Member of Parliament for Leeds East
1885 – 1886
John Lawrence Gane