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Gibson, Edward, first Baron Ashbourne (1837-1913), lawyer and politician

T. Alvin Jackson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Gibson, Edward, first Baron Ashbourne (1837-1913), lawyer and politician, was born in Dublin on 4 September 1837, the second son of William Gibson (d. 1872) of Rockforest, co. Tipperary, and his first wife, Louisa (d. 1853), daughter of Joseph Grant, barrister, of Dublin. Gibson, an ailing child, was educated privately ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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