Andrew Nicholas Bonaparte Wyse (1870 - 1940):
Andrew Wyse was born in Limerick and descended from Lucien Bonaparte, brother of Napoleon I. He was educated in Downside in England, and at the University of London.In 1895 he became inspector of national schools, first in County Cork, and then in the Ballymena area. In 1915 he was made secretary to the commission of national education. After partition, he opted for service in the North and in 1927 was appointed permanent secretary in the Department of Education. Due to ill health, he retired to Dublin in 1939.
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