Charles O'Connell (Irish politician)

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Charles O'Connell (1805–1877) from Ballynabloun, Co. Kerry, was an Irish politician, the Member of Parliament for Kerry from 1832–1835,[1] sitting as a member of the Whig party.

Life[edit]

He was born on 12 August 1805, the son of Daniel O'Connell of Ballinabloun and Theresa Lombard.

O'Connell served as an officer in the 73rd Regiment. He married Catherine(Kate) the second daughter of Daniel O'Connell in 1832. and was known by the nickname Long Charlie.[2]

He died aged 71 on 20 January 1877.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Daniel O'Connell Cork past and Present
  2. ^ Charles O'Connell The Peerage
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Daniel O'Connell
Frederick Mullins
Member of Parliament for Kerry
1831–1835
With: Frederick Mullins
Succeeded by
Morgan John O'Connell
Frederick Mullins