Conway, James, comte de (1711-1787)

Irish officer in the French service.

Went to France at a young age, entered Clare’s Irish regiment, and rose to the ranks of captain and brigadier-general.

Born at Glenbeigh, County Kerry, Ireland. Father of Thomas Conway, Major General in the Continental Army. Father-in-law of Françoise-Antoinette-Jeanne Langlois du Bouchet, comtesse de Conway.