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Sunday, May 27, 2012

Members of the Eleventh Dáil - James Larkin, Jnr

James Larkin Junior

James Larkin, Jnr (1904 – 18 February 1969) was an Irish Labour Party politician and trade union official. He first stood for election as an Irish Worker League candidate at the September 1927 general election in the Dublin County constituency but was unsuccessful. His father, James Larkin, was a successful candidate for Dublin North constituency at the same general election. Larkin, Jnr was also an unsuccessful independent candidate at the 1932 general election for Dublin South constituency. He was first elected to Dáil Éireann at the 1943 general election as a Labour Party Teachta Dála (TD) for the Dublin South constituency, where he sat in the same Dáil as his father. He was re-elected at the 1944 general election for the same constituency. At the 1948 general election, he moved to the Dublin South–Central constituency and was re-elected at the 1951 and 1954 general elections. He did not contest the 1957 general election.

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