- James O'Reilly
James O'Reilly (
September 16 1823– May 15 1875) was a Canadian lawyer and politician who represented Renfrew Southin the Canadian House of Commonsfrom 1872 to 1874.
He was born in
Westport, County Mayo, Ireland, the son of Peter O'Reilly, and came to Upper Canadain 1832 with his father. O'Reilly studied law with C. O. Benson in Belleville and later with John Willoughby Crawford.
He was called to the Ontario bar in 1847 and set up practice in Kingston. In 1850, he married Mary Jane Redmond. He was named a
Queen's Counselin 1864 and was later called to the Quebec bar. O'Reilly prosecuted Patrick James Whelan who was convicted for the assassination of D'Arcy McGeeand hanged.
He served on the city council for Kingston from 1850 to 1855, was the city's Recorder from 1864 to 1869 and also was a director of the
Kingston and Pembroke Railway. O'Reilly commanded a company of volunteer militia, reaching the rank of major. He died in Kingston, aged 51.
* [http://www.biographi.ca/009004-119.01-e.php?&id_nbr=5200 Biography at the "Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online"]
* [http://www2.parl.gc.ca/Parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=28da592a-9411-41dc-aaf8-890b47b2eedf&Language=E Synopsis of federal political experience from the Library of Parliament]
* [http://www.canadiana.org/ECO/mtq?doc=32947 "The Canadian parliamentary companion", HJ Morgan (1873)]
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