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O'Connor, Thomas Power

Born: 1848 AD
Died: 1929 AD
Nationality: Irish
Categories: Politician

1848 – Born on the 5th of October in Athlone, County Westmeath.

1867 – He entered journalism as a junior reporter on Saunders Newsletter, a Dublin journal.

1870 – He moved to London, and was appointed a sub-editor on the Daily Telegraph.

1880 – He was elected Member of Parliament for Galway General Election.

1885 – He married Elizabeth Paschal, a daughter of a Judge of the Supreme Court of Texas.

1887 – He was the first editor of several newspapers and journals.

1917 – He was appointed the first President of the Board of Film Cencors.

1924 – He was appointed to the Privy Council by the first Labour government.

1929 – He died on the 18th of November in London.