John Phillips (Irish politician)
|Born||1839 or 1840|
|Died|| (aged 77)|
Edgeworthstown, County Longford, Ireland
Phillips was born in County Longford, and was a farmer there. As a young man he was a leader of the Fenian movement in Longford, but later devoted his energies to the constitutional Home Rule movement. He was co-opted to Longford County Council on its establishment in 1899, and was its chairman from 1902 until his death. He was elected as MP for South Longford in 1907.
- Census of Ireland 1911
- Freeman's Journal, 4 April 1017
- "commons/Lcommons4". leighrayment.com. Retrieved 24 October 2014.
- Wheatley, M. (2005). Nationalism and the Irish Party : Provincial Ireland 1910-1916: Provincial Ireland 1910-1916. OUP Oxford. p. 34. ISBN 9780191556838. Retrieved 24 October 2014.
|Party political offices|
| Member of Parliament for South Longford