Leslie Corry

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Colonel Leslie Corry (15 October 1712 – 20 February 1741)[1] was an Irish politician.

He was the son of Colonel John Corry and his wife Sarah Leslie, daughter of William Leslie.[2] Corry was educated at Trinity College, Dublin and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1732.[3] In 1737, he became High Sheriff of Fermanagh[2] and in 1740, he was appointed Colonel of the Fermanagh Militia.[3] The year before, Corry had stood as Member of Parliament (MP) in the Irish House of Commons for Killybegs, a seat he held until his death in 1741.[1]

Corry died unmarried and childless, aged only 28.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Leigh Rayment - Irish House of Commons 1692-1800". Archived from the original on 1 June 2009. Retrieved 8 April 2009.
  2. ^ a b c "ThePeerage - Colonel Leslie Corry". Retrieved 20 February 2007.
  3. ^ a b Marson, Peter (2007). Belmore: The Lowry Corrys of Castle Coole 1646-1913. Ulster Historical Foundation. pp. 8–12. ISBN 1-903688-64-7.
Parliament of Ireland
Preceded by
William Conyngham
Henry Conyngham
Member of Parliament for Killybegs
1739–1741
With: Henry Conyngham
Succeeded by
Henry Conyngham
Henry Conyngham