Thomas Philip Le Fanu (1858-1945) was born on 9 December 1958, and educated at Haileybury College and Trinity College, Cambridge. He joined the Public Record Office, Ireland, in 1881, and the Chief Secretary's Office in 1884. He was Commissioner of Public Works, Ireland, 1913-1926. Le Fanu was Vice-President of the Royal Irish Academy, 1918-1920 and 1925-1930, and President of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 1933-1936. He died on 21 October 1945.
From the guide to the Thomas Philip Le Fanu: Correspondence on Jonathan Swift, 1893-1943, (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives)
Le Fanu was born in Dublin in 1858, attended Trinity College, Cambridge and then entered the Public Record Office, Dublin, in 1881. He later transferred to the Chief Secretary's Office, with a following appointment as Commissioner of Irish Public Works.
From the description of Thomas Philip Le Fanu papers, 1868-1942. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 449884429