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Bryan O'Loghlen

Date of Birth: 
June 1828
Date of Death: 
October 1905

Sir Bryan O'Loghlen was the 13th Premier of Victoria, Australia between 1881 and 1883.

He choose the slogan, "peace, prosperity, progress"

He was from the famous O'Loghlen family of Drumconora.in the north west of County Clare.  His grandfather had been known as the 1st Baronet  (Uk Life Peer) and he inherited the title as 3rd Baronet.

He was born in 1828 and educated at Oxford and at Trinity College Dublin.

He hoped to become a railway engineer but during the slump in 1849, he returned to Drumconora to assist on the family estate.

Then he read for the bar and spent 5 years on the Munster circuit and arrived in Melbourne in 1862.

He became crown prosecutor.  He married Ella, daughter of James Mackay Seward from Melbourne.

His children included:

Annie O'Loghlen married Leo Michael Hernandez de Mulardo in 1910

Lucy, Ella, Frances, Clare, Aimee

Sir Michael O'Loghlen (4th Baronet)

Colman Seward O'Loghlen, Hugh Ross O'Loghlen

Bryan James O'Loghlen married Violet Elizabeth Amelia Grant - their daughter was Elisabeth O'Loghlen - she married Clifford Ian Cutler ( 1944)  and they have two daughters.

Sir Charles Hugh Ross O'Loghlen (5th Baronet)

Henry Ross O'Loghlen married Doris Horne (1912)

Their children were Doreen, Ella, Ross ( 1 daughter) and

Sir Colman Michael O'Loughlin (6th Baronet)

Michael was educated in Melbourne, married and had 8 children

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