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Saturday, August 11, 2012

Members of the Ninth Dáil - Alfred P. Byrne

Alfred Patrick Byrne (1913 – 26 July 1952) was an Irish politician. A clerk by profession, he as first elected to Dáil Éireann as an independent Teachta Dála (TD) for Dublin North–West at the 1937 general election.[1] He was re-elected at the 1938 and 1943 general elections but lost his seat at the 1944 general election. He re-gained his seat at the 1948 general election and was re-elected at the 1951 general election. He died in 1952 and the subsequent by-election on 12 November 1952 was won by his brother Thomas Byrne.

His father Alfred Byrne was an MP, TD, Senator and Lord Mayor of Dublin. Another brother Patrick Byrne was also a TD.

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