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Saturday, August 11, 2012
Members of the Thirteenth Dáil - John (Jack) Belton
John (Jack) Belton (died 23 February 1963) was an Irish politician, builder and publican. He was first elected to Dáil Éireann at the 1948 general election as a Fine Gael Teachta Dála (TD) for Dublin North–East. He was re-elected at the 1951, 1954, 1957 and 1961 general elections. He died in February 1963 and the by-election held on 30 May 1963 was won by his brother Paddy Belton.
Other members of the Belton family to have served in the Oireachtas include, his father Patrick Belton, his brother Richard Belton and his niece Avril Doyle.