Daniel Martin Wilson
Recorder of Belfast
In office
1921–1927
Solicitor-General for Ireland
In office
1919–1921
MonarchGeorge V
Preceded byDenis Henry
Succeeded byThomas Watters Brown
Member of Parliament
In office
1918–1921
Preceded byWilliam MacCaw
Succeeded byThomas Browne Wallace
ConstituencyWest Down
Personal details
Born1862
Limerick, Ireland
Died5 January 1932(1932-01-05) (aged 69–70)
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Resting placeDundonald Cemetery, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Political partyUlster Unionist Party
Other political
affiliations
Irish Unionist Alliance
Alma materTrinity College Dublin
ProfessionBarrister
Military service
Branch/serviceBritish Army
Years of service1914–1916
RankCaptain
UnitRoyal Inniskilling Fusiliers

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

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 married in Belfast in 1894 to Eleanor Black, herself the daughter of a Presbyterian minister.

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.

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