Thomas Sexton

Mr Thomas Sexton

Rush ID: 839

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1848
Died:
1 November 1932
Birth place:
Waterford, County Waterford, Ireland
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Election occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Parentage:
John Sexton, of Waterford
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
839
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q2427260
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SEXTON, Thomas (1848-1932)

Constituencies

  1. Kerry North

    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: 1896*
    Date of exit: 19 February 1896
    Party: Nat. (A-P)
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: Also contested Belfast West at 1892 General Election.
  2. Belfast West

    Party: Irish Nat.
    Year of election: 1886
    Date of election: 1 July 1886
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1892
    Date of exit: 4 July 1892
    Party: Irish Nat.
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None
  3. Sligo 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: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: Also elected for Sligo South at 1886 General Election, but chose to sit for Belfast West.
  4. Sligo [county]

    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
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Belfast West

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Nat. (A-P)

Schools

  1. Mount Sion School, Waterford

Parties

  1. Home Rule member

  2. Irish Nationalist member

  3. Nationalist (Anti-Parnellite) member

Local governments

  1. Dublin Town Council

    Mayor

    Lord Mayor 1888, 1889