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Sir Andrew Marshall Porter (1837 - 1919):
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Andrew Marshall Porter was born in Belfast, son of Rev John Scott Porter and Margaret Marshall, and was educated at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution, and Queen's College, Belfast (MA). In 1860 he was called to the Bar and by 1872 had become Queen's Counsel. In 1880 he was awarded the honorary degree of LLD by Queen's. From 1881 to 1884 he was a Member of Parliament for County Londonderry. He became Solicitor General in 1881 and Attorney General in 1883, at which time he was appointed Master of the Rolls in Ireland. He was created a baronet by King Edward VII, as 1st Baronet Porter, of Merrion Square, City and County of Dublin, on 22 July 1902. A memorial tablet dedicated to him is located in the Entrance Hall of the Lanyon (Main) Building at Queen's University, Belfast.


Born: 27 June 1837
Died: 9 January 1919
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Additional research: Richard Froggatt (amendment 24.2.2014)