My only great qualification for being put at the head of the navy is that I am wholly at sea.
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|Birth:||9th February, 1854|
|Death:||22nd October, 1935|
Edward Carson was born in Dublin, Ireland. He was an Irish unionist politician and barrister. He was leader of the Irish Unionist Alliance and Ulster Unionist Party between 1910 and 1921, held numerous positions in the Cabinet of the United Kingdom and served as a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary. He was one of the few people not a monarch to receive a British state funeral. Carson graduated BA and MA. He later received an honorary doctorate from the University of Dublin in June 1901. He gained a reputation for fearsome advocacy and supreme legal ability and became regarded as a brilliant barrister, one of the leading ones in Ireland at the time. He was also an acknowledged master of the appeal to the jury by his legal wit and oratory. He was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1889.
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