Michael Colbert

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For the director of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, see Michael B. Colbert.

Michael Colbert (1900 – 1 April 1959) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician.[1] A farmer and horse breeder, he was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála (TD) for the Limerick constituency at the 1937 general election.[2] He lost his seat at the 1938 general election, but was subsequently elected to the 3rd Seanad on the Agricultural Panel. He was re-elected to the Seanad in 1943. He re-gained his Dáil seat at the 1944 general election but lost it again at the 1948 general election. He was re-elected to the Dáil for the Limerick West constituency at the 1955 by-election caused by the death of David Madden of Fine Gael. He lost his seat at the 1957 general election.

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  1. ^ "Mr. Michael Colbert". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 6 December 2008. 
  2. ^ "Michael Colbert". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 6 December 2008.