Sir Joseph McConnell, 2nd Baronet
McConnell was the second child (and eldest son) of Sir Robert John McConnell (1853–1927) and his first wife, Mary Elizabeth Smiley (died 1896). He married Lisa McGowan, daughter of Jackson McGowan, on 25 April 1900, and they had three children. On the death of his father in April 1927, he succeeded to his father's baronetcy as the 2nd Baronet McConnell, of the Moat, Strandtown, Belfast.
McConnell was elected to the House of Commons of the United Kingdom as one of the two MPs for the Antrim constituency at the 1929 general election, after the unionist MP Charles Craig retired. He was re-elected unopposed in 1931 and 1935, and died in office in 1942, aged 64.
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- Brian M. Walker, ed. (1978). Parliamentary election results in Ireland 1918–1992. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy. pp. 17–20. ISBN 0-901714-96-8.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Joseph McConnell
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| Member of Parliament for Antrim
1929 – 1942
With: Hugh O'Neill
John Dermot Campbell
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| McConnell Baronets
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