Henry Singer Keating

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Sir Henry Singer Keating.

Sir Henry Singer Keating (13 January 1804 – 1 October 1888)[1] was a British lawyer and politician.

The son of Lieutenant General Sir Henry Sheehy Keating, he attended Trinity College, Dublin and became a barrister at the Inner Temple in 1832, and a Queen's Counsel in 1849. He was Member of Parliament for Reading from 1852 until 1860[2] and as Solicitor General for England and Wales from 1857-8 and in 1859.[3]

He sat as a Judge of Common Pleas from 1859-75. He became a member of the Privy Council in 1875, entitling him to sit on the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, the court of last resort for the Empire.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "House of Commons constituencies beginning with "R" (part 1)". Leigh Rayment's House of Commons pages. Retrieved 2009-04-22. 
  2. ^ Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1977]. British parliamentary election results 1832–1885 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 250. ISBN 0-900178-26-4. 
  3. ^ a b  Foster, Joseph (1885). "Keating, Henry Singer". Men-at-the-Bar (second ed.). London: Hazell, Watson, and Viney. p. 252. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Frederick Stanford
Francis Piggott
Member of Parliament for Reading
1852 – 1860
With: Francis Piggott
Succeeded by
Francis Goldsmid
Francis Piggott
Legal offices
Preceded by
James Stuart-Wortley
Solicitor General for England and Wales
1857 – 1858
Succeeded by
Sir Hugh Cairns
Preceded by
Sir Hugh Cairns
Solicitor General for England and Wales
1859
Succeeded by
Sir William Atherton