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James Whiteside (1804 - 1876):
Lord Chief Justice


James Whiteside was born in Delgany, County Wicklow, and was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, and the Inner Temple. In 1830 he was called to the Bar and in 1842 rose to Queen's Counsel. He defended Daniel O'Connell and later Smith O'Brien, and in 1851 was elected Conservative member of parliament for Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, and for Dublin University in 1859. In the same year he became a judge. He served as Solicitor-General from 1852 to 1853 and Attorney-General from 1858 to 1859, and in 1866 became Lord Chief Justice. Among his publications are Early Sketches of Eminent Persons and Italy in the Nineteenth Century. He died in Brighton.

Born: 12 August 1804
Died: 25 November 1876
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