George Augustus Chichester May (1815 - 1892):
George May was born in Belfast and was educated at Cambridge University. He was called to the Bar in 1844 and became a Queen's Counsel in 1865. In 1875 he became Attorney-General, having in the previous year unsuccessfully contested Carrickfergus in the general election. In 1877 he was appointed Lord Chief Justice. He was to have tried Parnell and others, but was accused of partiality and declined. He resigned in 1887.
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