John Mitchel

Mr John Mitchel

Rush ID: 5070

Details

Born:
3 November 1815
Died:
20 March 1875
Birth place:
Dungiven, County Londonderry, Ireland
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Presbyterian
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Solicitor
Election occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
Transported to Van Diemen's Land, 1848; escaped 1853 and became naturalised citizen of USA 1860.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
5070
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q3247240
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. MITCHEL, John (1815-1875)

Constituencies

  1. Tipperary

    Party: Ind. Nat.
    Year of election: 1875*
    Date of election: 16 February 1875
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1875*
    Date of exit: 18 February 1875
    Party: Ind. Nat.
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: Declared ineligible by House of Commons.
  2. Tipperary

    Party: Ind. Nat.
    Year of election: 1875*
    Date of election: 12 March 1875
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1875*
    Date of exit: 20 March 1875
    Party: Ind. Nat.
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Posthumously declared ineligible for election, 26 May 1875.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Tipperary

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1874*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
  2. Cork [borough]

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1874
    Date of election: 1874-01-31 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal

Higher education

  1. Trinity College Dublin

    Graduated

Parties

  1. Independent member member

Political organisations

  1. Repeal Association member