- Michael John Kelly
He was born in St. John's, the son of Gilbert Kelly and Margaret Knee. Kelly married Bridget Doohan in 1842. He served as acting colonial secretary in 1857. In the same year, he was named representative on the Roman Catholic board of education for Placentia district and acting fisheries superintendent. In 1858, Kelly was named inspector for Roman Catholic schools. He resigned his seat in the assembly but was sworn in again the following year. Kelly retired as a school inspector in 1879. He died in Brigus at the age of 74.
- Eddy, Barbara J. (1982). "Michael John Kelly". Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online. http://www.biographi.ca/009004-119.01-e.php?&id_nbr=5619. Retrieved 2009-10-22.
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