Richard Fort (Liberal politician, born 1856)
Fort was the son of Richard Fort MP for Clitheroe and his wife Margaret Ellen Smith, daughter of Major-General John N Smith HEICS. He was educated at Eton College and Brasenose College, Oxford. He joined the 11th Hussars in 1878 and became a lieutenant in 1880. He was a J.P. for Lancashire.
Fort was elected as Member of Parliament for Clitheroe at the 1880 general election, a seat previously held by his father. He stood down at the 1885 general election, and did not stand for Parliament again.
- "House of Commons constituencies beginning with "C" (part 4)". Leigh Rayment's House of Commons pages. Retrieved 4 April 2009.
- Debretts House of Commons and the Judicial Bench 1881
- Craig, F. W. S. (1989) . British parliamentary election results 1885–1918 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. ISBN 0-900178-27-2.
- Craig, F. W. S. (1989) . British parliamentary election results 1832–1885 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. ISBN 0-900178-26-4.
- "The Times House of Commons, 1951", p. 139.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Richard Fort
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