The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/O'Reilly, Hon. Christopher
O'Reilly, Hon. Christopher, K.S.G., was Minister of Lands and Works in Tasmania from August 1876 to August 1877, in the Reibey Ministry, and was sworn of the Executive Council on the former date. He held the same portfolio in the Crowther and Giblin Ministries from Dec. 1878 to Dec. 1882, when he resigned and accepted the appointment of Stipendiary Magistrate at Scottsdale. Mr. O'Reilly was created a Knight of St. Gregory by Pope Leo XIII.