William Jenkins (Northern Ireland politician)

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William Jenkins (born 25 July 1904) was an unionist politician in Northern Ireland.

Jenkins studied at the Belfast College of Technology[1] then worked in Bombay from 1931 to 1956 as the director of a tea company. He then returned to Northern Ireland, where he held numerous directorships, but also found time to sit on the Belfast Corporation as an Ulster Unionist Party member. He served as Lord Mayor of Belfast from 1963 to 1966.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kelly's handbook to the titled, landed and official classes, Vol. 95, p.1095
  2. ^ John F. Harbinson, The Ulster Unionist Party, 1882-1973, p.208
Civic offices
Preceded by
William Duncan Geddis
High Sheriff of Belfast
1961–1962
Succeeded by
William McCracken
Preceded by
Martin Kelso Wallace
Lord Mayor of Belfast
1963–1966
Succeeded by
William Duncan Geddis