Daniel Martin Wilson

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The Honourable
Daniel Martin Wilson
Recorder of Belfast
In office
1921 – ?
Solicitor-General for Ireland
In office
Monarch George V
Preceded by Sir Denis Henry, Bt
Succeeded by Thomas Watters Brown
Member of Parliament
In office
Preceded by William John MacGeagh MacCaw
Succeeded by Thomas Browne Wallace
Constituency West Down
Personal details
Born 1862
Limerick, Ireland
Died 5 January 1932(1932-01-05) (aged 69–70)
Political party Ulster Unionist Party
Other political
Irish Unionist Alliance
Alma mater Trinity College, Dublin
Profession Barrister
Military service
Service/branch British Army
Years of service 1914–1916
Rank Captain
Unit Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers

Daniel Martin Wilson, KC (1862 – 5 January 1932) was an Irish politician and judge.

He was born in Limerick, the son of Rev. David Wilson, and was educated at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution and at Trinity College, Dublin.

He was appointed a Bencher of King's Inns in 1911. He served as a 2nd lieutenant with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers from 1914, was promoted to captain in 1915, and resigned from ill health in 1916.

He was Unionist Member of Parliament for West Down from December 1918 to 1921 and served in government as Solicitor General for Ireland from 1919 to 1921. He stood down on appointment as Recorder of Belfast and as Land Judge of the Supreme Court of Northern Ireland in 1921.


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
William John MacGeagh MacCaw
Member of Parliament for West Down
Succeeded by
Thomas Browne Wallace
Legal offices
Preceded by
Denis Stanislaus Henry
Solicitor-General for Ireland
Succeeded by
Thomas Watters Brown