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John George Gibson Q.C. (13 February 1846 - 28 June 1923) was an Irish lawyer and Conservative politician.

Gibson was the youngest son of William Gibson of Merrion Square, Dublin, and Rockforest, co. Tipperary. He was educated at Trinity College Dublin and was called to the bar at King's Inns, Dublin in 1870. He was made an Irish Queen's Counsel in 1880, and 3rd Serjeant-at-Lavv in 1885.[1]

In 1885 Gibson was elected Member of Parliament for Liverpool Walton .[2] He was Solicitor General for Ireland from November 1885 to January 1886 and Attorney General for Ireland from 1887 to 1888. He resigned his seat in 1888 to become an Irish High Court Judge.[3]

Gibson died at the age of 77

Gibson married Anna Hare in 1871 and lived at 38, FitzWilliam Place, Dublin. His elder brother Edward Gibson became Baron Ashbourne and Lord Chancellor of Ireland.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
New constituency Member of Parliament for Liverpool Walton
1885 – 1888
Succeeded by
Miles Walker Mattinson
Legal offices
Preceded by
John Monroe
Solicitor General for Ireland
1885-1886
Succeeded by
Hugh Hyacinth O'Rorke MacDermot
Preceded by
Hugh Hyacinth O'Rorke MacDermot
Solicitor General for Ireland
1886-1887
Succeeded by
Peter O'Brien
Preceded by
Hugh Holmes
Attorney General for Ireland
1887
Succeeded by
Peter O'Brien

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