William John Lane
William John Lane (born August 1849) was an Irish nationalist politician. A member of Cork Corporation in 1884, he was elected at the 1885 general election as the Member of Parliament (MP) for the newly created Eastern division of County Cork. Lane was re-elected unopposed in 1886, but did not stand again at the 1892 general election. He was a member of the Irish Parliamentary Party until 1891 when he joined the Anti-Parnellite majority.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "C" (part 5)
- Francis Guy's City and County Cork Almanac and Directory for 1884 (PDF). Cork. 1884.
- Brian M. Walker, ed. (1978). Parliamentary election results in Ireland 1801–1922. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy. p. 337. ISBN 0-901714-12-7.
- "A NEW SISTERHOOD.; MISS LYDON ORGANIZING A COMMUNITY WITH ORIGINAL FEATURES". New York Times. 4 February 1891.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by William John Lane
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1885 – 1892
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