Thom's Irish Who's Who/Robb, John Hanna


ROBB, John Hanna, B.A., K.C., M.P., Governor Royal Belfast Academical Institution; Member Standing Committee of Convocation, Queen's University of Belfast. Educ.: Royal Belfast Acad. Institution, Queen's College, Belfast (Scholar); Gray's Inn, London, King's Inns Dublin; called to the Irish Bar, 1898; K.C., 1921 elected M.P. (U.) for Queen's University in the Parliament of Northern Ireland, 1921; sometime Chairman of Trade Boards in Ireland; b. 4th Nov., 1873, at the Manse, Clogher, Co. Tyrone; second son of Rev. J. Gardner Robb, D.D., LL.D.; m. Emily Constance, youngest dau. of John Ritchie of Ulsterville, Belfast, and has issue one dau. Pubns.: The Law and Practice of Bankruptcy and Arrangements in Ireland, 1907: wrote The History of the School in the Centenary Volume of the Royal Belfast Academical Institution, 1912. Recns.: reading, golf, bridge. Res,: 21 Ashley Avenue, Belfast, Club: Ulster, Belfast.