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Samuel Wilson (1832 - 1895):
Sheep farmer


Samuel Wilson was born in Ballycloughan, County Antrim and emigrated to Australia where he became a sheep farmer. He made a great fortune and endowed Melbourne University. When he returned to Ireland, he unsuccessfully contested a parliamentary seat for County Londonderry in 1881, but later served as Member of Parliament for Portsmouth from 1886 to 1892.


Born: 1832
Died: 1895
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