Cherry Family

Biography/History

Descendants of Richard Cherry (1859-1923), Lord Chief Justice of Ireland, 1914-16. Born 19 March 1859, youngest son of a Waterford solicitor of Huguenot descent; Educated at Trinity College Dublin before being called to the Irish Bar in 1881; Made Q.C. in 1896; Served as Attorney General for Ireland, 1905-9 as a member of the Liberal Government; Lord Justice of Appeal, 1909-14. Lord Chief Justice of Ireland, 1914-16; He was MP (Liberal) for the Exchange Division of Liverpool 1906-9. Died 10 February 1923. Source: Who Was Who, 1916-1928