Joseph Hughes (politician)

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Joseph Hughes (18 September 1905 – 20 January 1960) was an Irish Fine Gael politician.[1]

A farmer before entering politics, he was elected at the 1948 general election as Teachta Dála (TD) for Carlow–Kilkenny, and held the seat until his death in 1960, aged 54.[2] The resulting by-election for his seat was held on 23 June 1960 won by the Fianna Fáil candidate Patrick Teehan.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mr. Joseph Hughes". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 17 January 2008. 
  2. ^ "Joseph Hughes". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 18 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Carlow-Kilkenny by-election, 23 June 1960". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 17 January 2008.