Originally Posted by j.r-ahde
There might be a possibility of Frederick Best being a "compatriot" of T.P.O'Connor.
This possibility is not directly connected to F.Best, but to another mr. Best; I've read, that Pete Best (the former Beatle drummer) has Irish ancestory.
Well, the surname Best is certainly not unknown in Ireland. I can think of an even more famous example from the North...