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Saturday, November 13, 2010

Refused to be Members of the Second Dáil - Robert McBride

Robert McBride (1856–26 November 1934) was a unionist politician in Northern Ireland.

McBride worked as a farmer, and with textiles. He was also a lay preacher with the Church of Ireland. He joined the Ulster Unionist Party and was elected in Down at the Northern Ireland general election, 1921. He held the seat in 1925, and won West Down at the 1929 general election. He retired in 1933, but was elected to the Senate of Northern Ireland the following year, shortly before his death.

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