Daniel Martin Wilson

Daniel Martin Wilson, KC (1862 – 5 January 1932) was an Irish politician and judge.

Daniel Martin Wilson

Recorder of Belfast
In office
Solicitor-General for Ireland
In office
MonarchGeorge V
Preceded byDenis Henry
Succeeded byThomas Watters Brown
Member of Parliament
In office
Preceded byWilliam MacCaw
Succeeded byThomas Browne Wallace
ConstituencyWest Down
Personal details
Limerick, Ireland
Died5 January 1932(1932-01-05) (aged 69–70)
Political partyUlster Unionist Party
Other political
Irish Unionist Alliance
Alma materTrinity College, Dublin
Military service
Branch/serviceBritish Army
Years of service19141916
UnitRoyal Inniskilling Fusiliers

He was born in Limerick, the son of Rev. David Wilson, and was educated at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution and at Trinity College, Dublin.

He was appointed a Bencher of King's Inns in 1911. He served as a 2nd lieutenant with the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers from 1914, was promoted to captain in 1915, and resigned from ill health in 1916.

He was Unionist Member of Parliament for West Down from December 1918 to 1921 and served in government as Solicitor General for Ireland from 1919 to 1921. He stood down on appointment as Recorder of Belfast and as Land Judge of the Supreme Court of Northern Ireland in 1921.


  • Who Was Who
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
William MacCaw
Member of Parliament for West Down
Succeeded by
Thomas Browne Wallace
Legal offices
Preceded by
Denis Henry
Solicitor-General for Ireland
Succeeded by
Thomas Watters Brown
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