- Baron Killanin
Baron Killanin, of Galway in the County of Galway, is a title in the
Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1900 for the Irish lawyer and politician Michael Morris. He was Lord Chief Justice of Irelandfrom 1887 to 1889 and a Lord of Appeal in Ordinaryfrom 1889 to 1900. Morris had already been created a Baronet in the Baronetage of the United Kingdomin 1885 and was made a life peerunder the Appellate Jurisdiction Act 1876in 1889 as Baron Morris, of Spiddal in the County of Galway. On his death in 1901 the life peerage became extinct while he was succeeded in the baronetcy and hereditary barony by his eldest son, the second Baron. He briefly represented Galway Borough in the House of Commons as a Conservative and also served as Lord Lieutenant of County Galwayfrom 1918 to 1922. He was succeeded by his nephew, the third Baron, the son of George Henry Morris. He was a prominent author, journalist and sports official and served as President of the International Olympic Committeefrom between 1972 and 1980. As of 2007 the titles are held by his eldest son, the fourth Baron, who succeeded in 1999. He is a film producer.
Barons Killanin (1900)
Michael Morris, 1st Baron Killanin(1826-1901)
*Martin Henry Fitzpatrick Morris, 2nd Baron Killanin (1867-1927)
Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin(1914-1999)
*(George) Redmond (Fitzpatrick) Morris, 4th Baron Killanin (b. 1947)
Heir Apparentis the present holder's son Hon. Luke Michael Geoffrey Morris (b. 1975)
*Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). "Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage" (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990.
* [http://www.angeltowns.com/town/peerage/ Leigh Rayment's Peerage Page]
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