Daniel Falkiner

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Daniel Falkiner (1683 – 20 January 1759)[1] was an Irish politician.

He was the second son of Daniel Falkiner and his wife Rebecca Blackwell.[2] His cousin was Sir Riggs Falkiner, 1st Baronet.[3] He represented Baltinglass in the Irish House of Commons from 1727 until his death in 1759.[1] In 1739, Falkiner was appointed Lord Mayor of Dublin.[4]

He married Sarah Spence, daughter of George Spence.[2] They had a daughter and a son.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Leigh Rayment - Irish House of Commons 1692-1800". Retrieved 6 May 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c "ThePeerage - Daniel Falkiner". Retrieved 6 May 2009. 
  3. ^ Burke, John (1841). John Bernhard Burke, ed. A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies of England, Ireland and Scotland (2nd ed.). London: Scott, Webster, and Geary. p. 191. 
  4. ^ Haydn, Joseph (1851). The Book of Dignities: Containing Rolls of the Official Personages of the British Empire. London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longman's. p. 462. 
Parliament of Ireland
Preceded by
John Stratford
Edward Stratford
Member of Parliament for Baltinglass
1727–1759
With: John Stratford
Succeeded by
John Stratford
Edward Stratford