Carson (of Duncairn), Edward Henry, Baron


Carson (of Duncairn), Edward Henry, Baron
born Feb. 9, 1854, Dublin, Ire.
died Oct. 22, 1935, Minster, Kent, Eng.

Irish lawyer and politician.

In 1892 he was elected to the British House of Commons and was appointed Irish solicitor general. He served as British solicitor general (1900–05), attorney general (1915), first lord of the Admiralty (1916–17), and lord of appeal (1921–29). Known as the "uncrowned king of Ulster," he successfully led Northern Irish resistance to the British government's attempts to introduce Home Rule for all of Ireland.

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