Sir George Shee, 1st Baronet

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Sir George Shee, 1st Baronet (1758–1825) was a British government minister.[1] He was made a baronet in 1794.

He was Surveyor General of the Ordnance in Ireland from 1797 to 1799 and also sat in the Parliament of Ireland as the MP for Knocktopher from 1798 until the union with Great Britain in 1800.

After the union he was appointed Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department from 1800 to 1803 and Under-Secretary of State for War and the Colonies from 1806 to 1807. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1810.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "George Shee". Past Members. Royal Dublin Society. Retrieved 22 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Fellow Details". Royal Society. Retrieved 10 May 2014. 
Baronetage of Ireland
New creation Baronet
(of Dunmore)
1794–1825
Succeeded by
Sir George Shee, 2nd Baronet
Parliament of Ireland
Preceded by
Richard Hardinge
Hercules Langrishe
Member of Parliament for Knocktopher
1798–1801
With: Hercules Langrishe 1798–1800
Thomas Staples 1800
Stephen Mahon 1800–1801
Disenfranchised