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DEATH OF A LAW LORD.
LONDON. September 10.
The deattt is announced of Lord Mor tis and Killamin.
J The Rt. Hon. Lord Michael Morris *was bom at Galway in: November, 1827. He received his education at Erasmus Smith's College Galway, and at Trinity Colle&e, Dublin, where he graduated in 1847, First Senior Moderator and Gold 'Medallist. He was called to the Bar in Ireland in. June, 1849, and made a "Queen's Counsel in February,' 1863. He Jwas High Sheriff in 1849-50, and held ■office as Recorder of Galway from 1857
jfo 1865. The representative of one of the bid families known as the "Tribes iof Galway," he was first elected as one <of the Members in Parliament of the Iborough of Galway on Independent principles in, July, 1865, having polled SO per cent of the electors, arid he was twice re-elected without opposition, on !his : appointment as Solicitor-General tor Ireland (July 1866) and Mtorney ■General. (Nov.- 18G5) in Lord Derby's Government, and retained the seat un
til he was raised to the Beneh as one of the Judges of the Common Pleas in Ire land in 1867, when he was succeeded in the representation, of. Galway by his brother. He served as a member ot the Royal Commission to inquire into Primary Education in Ireland in 186S, I869 and l870, and became a Commiss ioner of National Educatin in 1868. end a. member of the Senate in the
Royal University. He was .appointed Lord' Chief Justice of the Common Heas in 1875 and in 1889 was appointed Lord of Appeal in Ordinary in the room of the late Lord Fitzgerald, which poet lie vacated In J900. He ^as creat ed a baronet In August, 1885 and in 1890 Tvas raised to the peerage, as a "PeeKfot Life/' under the. name, style land title of Lord Morris_of Spiddal,