William O'Brien

Mr William O'Brien

Rush ID: 2875

Details

Born:
2 October 1852
Died:
25 February 1928
Birth place:
Mallow, County Cork, Ireland
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Election occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Parentage:
James O'Brien, of Mallow, and Kate Nagle
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
2875
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q246726
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. O'BRIEN, William (1852-1928)

Constituencies

  1. Cork [borough]

    Party: Irish Nat.
    Year of election: 1910¹
    Date of election: 15 January 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Irish Nat.
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Also elected for Cork North East at 1910¹ General Election (double election). Wikipedia refers to another resignation on 19/01/1914 - check!
  2. Cork [borough]

    Party: Irish Nat.
    Year of election: 1900
    Date of election: 1 October 1900
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1909*
    Date of exit: 29 March 1909
    Party: Irish Nat.
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Wikipedia refers to another resignation on 12/01/1904 - check!
  3. Cork [borough]

    Party: Nat. (A-P)
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: 4 July 1892
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1895*
    Date of exit: 15 June 1895
    Party: Nat. (A-P)
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  4. Cork North East

    Party: Irish Nat.
    Year of election: 1887*
    Date of election: 16 May 1887
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1892
    Date of exit: 4 July 1892
    Party: Irish Nat.
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Re-elected (as Nat. (A-P)) at 1892 General Election, but chose to sit for Cork [borough] (double election).
  5. Tyrone South

    Party: Irish Nat.
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1886
    Date of exit: 1 July 1886
    Party: Irish Nat.
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None
  6. Mallow

    Party: HR
    Year of election: 1883*
    Date of election: 24 January 1883
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Party: HR
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Cork East

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910²
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Irish Nat.
  2. Mayo West

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910²
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Irish Nat.

Higher education

  1. Queens College Cork

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Cloyne Diocesan College

Marriages

  1. Raffalovich, Sophie

    Year: 1890

Parties

  1. Irish Nationalist member

  2. Home Rule member

  3. Nationalist (Anti-Parnellite) member

Political organisations

  1. United Irish League officer

    1898-

    Founder

  2. All-for-Ireland League member