William Kingan

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William Sinclair Kingan (6 December 1876 – 1946) was a unionist politician in Northern Ireland.

Kingan studied at Sunningdale School and Rugby School before working as a pork manufacturer.[1] In 1924, he served as High Sheriff of Down.[2]

He joined the Ulster Unionist Party, and was elected to the Senate of Northern Ireland in 1940, serving until his death in 1946. Most notably, he served as a Deputy Speaker of the Senate in 1945.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ John F. Harbinson, The Ulster Unionist Party, 1882-1973, p.207
  2. ^ "No. 130". The Belfast Gazette. 21 December 1923. p. 567. 
  3. ^ Members of the Northern Ireland Senate, 1921-72, Northern Ireland Elections