John James Cole

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John James Cole (died 24 May 1959) was an Irish politician, farmer and auctioneer. He was first elected to Dáil Éireann as an independent Teachta Dála (TD) for the Cavan constituency at the 1923 general election.[1] He lost his seat at the June 1927 general election but regained it at the September 1927 general election. He again lost his seat at the 1932 general election and was an unsuccessful candidate at the 1933 general election. He was elected again at the 1937 general election and was re-elected at the 1938 and 1943 general elections.[2] He again lost his seat at the 1944 general election and was an unsuccessful candidate at the 1948, 1951, 1954 and 1957 general elections.

He was a member of the Orange Order and was grand master of the County Cavan lodge.[3] His son John Copeland Cole was a Senator from 1957 to 1969.[3]

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  1. ^ "Mr. John Cole". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 30 March 2009. 
  2. ^ "John Cole". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 30 March 2009. 
  3. ^ a b "Orangemen in the Oireachtas". The Irish Times. 5 July 2012. Archived from the original on 11 January 2013.