Mitchell Henry

1826-1910; Irish politician, ed. Manchester, MD; FRCS; MP for Galway; opposed Irish university bill on grounds of sectarianism in education; denounced over-taxation of Ireland; bought Kylemore, Co. Galway and reclaimed bogland; opposed Land League; MP for Glasgow; opposed Home Rule; retired on defeat in 1886; chairman of firm of merchants in Manchester, 1889-93.

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