William O'Shea

Mr William Henry O'Shea

Rush ID: 2708

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1840
Died:
22 April 1905
Birth place:
Ireland
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Landowner
Parentage:
Henry O'Shea, of Dublin, and Catherine Quinlan
Notes:
Husband of 'Kitty' O'Shea, mistress of Charles Stewart Parnell.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
2708
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8016262
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. O'SHEA, William (1840-1905)

Constituencies

  1. Galway [borough]

    Party: Irish Nat.
    Year of election: 1886*
    Date of election: 11 February 1886
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1886
    Date of exit: 1 July 1886
    Party: Irish Nat.
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None
  2. Clare

    Party: HR
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election: 31 March 1880
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Party: HR
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision / defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: Defeated contesting Liverpool Exchange at 1885 General Election.

Higher education

  1. Trinity College Dublin

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Oscott College

Marriages

  1. Wood, Katherine

    Year: 1867

    Notes: divorced 1890

Parties

  1. Home Rule member

  2. Irish Nationalist member