Samuel McCurdy Greer (1810 - 1880):
Politician and judge
Samuel Greer was born in Springvale, Castlerock, County Londonderry and was educated at Belfast Academy and in Glasgow. He was called to the Bar in 1835 and was a co-founder of the Tenant League with Gavan Duffy in 1850. He was member of parliament for Derry city and County Londonderry from 1857 to 1859 and was Recorder of Derry from 1870 to 1878, when he became a county court judge in Cavan and Leitrim.