Saturday, September 1, 2012
Members of the Thirteenth Dáil - David Madden
David John Madden (1880 – 31 July 1955) was an Irish Fine Gael politician, farmer and auctioneer. He was elected to Seanad Éireann in April 1938 by the Industrial and Commercial Panel. He was re-elected to the Seanad in July 1938, 1943 and 1944. He was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Fine Gael Teachta Dála (TD) for the Limerick West constituency at the 1948 general election. He was re-elected at the 1951 and 1954 general elections. He died in 1955 during the 15th Dáil, a by-election was held on 13 December 1955 which was won by Michael Colbert of Fianna Fáil.