Christopher Palles

Life
1831-1920; lord chf. baron of Exchequer in Ireland; ed. TCD; bar, 1853; QC, 1865; sol-gen. for Ireland, 1872; attorney gen, 1872; chief baron, 1874-1916; privy councillor, Ireland, 1872; privy councillor, England, 1892; educationalist. ADD, director of Palles Commission on Intermediate Education [see Hyde, Douglas, RX] ODNB DIB

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Notes
Portrait: Christopher Palles, 1831-1920 Lawyer, by J. B. Yeats, chalk, inscribed. ‘Chf. Baron Palles in a tram Dublin Oct 1906’; see Anne Crookshank, ed., Irish Portraits Exhibition [Catalogue] (Ulster Museum 1965)

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