James Brown Dougherty (1844 - 1934):
Cleric, Presbyterian and politician
James Dougherty was born in Garvagh, County Londonderry, and was educated at Queen's College, Belfast. He was ordained a Presbyterian minister and settled in Nottingham. In 1879 he was appointed Professor of Logic and English at Magee College, Derry, a post which he occupied for the next sixteen years. In 1908 he became Under-Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant and Clerk of the Privy Council. He was knighted and served as member of parliament for Derry City from 1914-1918.