Denis Maurice O'Conor

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Denis Maurice O'Conor (Irish: Donnchadh Muirgheas Ó Conchubhair Donn; 1840 – 26 July 1883) was an Irish barrister and Liberal Party politician who represented County Sligo in the House of Commons.

The second son of Denis O'Conor, O'Conor Don and the brother of Charles Owen O'Conor, O'Conor Don, Denis Maurice O'Conor was educated at Downside School and the University of London, graduating MA in 1861 and LLD in 1866.[1] He was called to the bar by the Middle Temple in Easter Term, 1866. A magistrate for County Roscommon, he was High Sheriff of Roscommon for 1865.[1]

A Liberal and a Home Ruler, O'Conor represented County Sligo in the House of Commons from December 1868 until his death, at his residence in Queen's Gate, Kensington, on 26 July 1883.[1]

O'Conor married Ellen Isabella, the eldest daughter of Rev. W. T. Kevill Davies of Croft Castle, Herefordshire with whom he had a son.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Obituary". The Times. 27 July 1883. p. 5.
  • Burke, Bernard. A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Great Britain & Ireland (Volume 2). ebooks

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Preceded by Member of Parliament for County Sligo
With: Sir Robert Gore-Booth to 1877
Edward Robert King-Harman 1877–80
Thomas Sexton from 1880
Succeeded by