Sir Thomas Drew (1838-1910) held the very first chair in architecture at the National University from 1909-10.
He was consulting architect for both St. Patrick's Cathedral and Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin.
He was inaugural President of the Royal Society of Ulster Architects, serving from 1901-1903. In addition, he was President of the RIAI, the RSAI and the RHA and held the chair in architecture at the National University of Ireland.
He died on the 13th March 1910.