Seymour Crawford

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Seymour Crawford
Teachta Dála
In office
November 1992 – February 2011
Constituency Cavan–Monaghan
Personal details
Born (1944-06-01) 1 June 1944 (age 70)
Monaghan, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party Fine Gael
Religion Presbyterian

Seymour Crawford (born 1 June 1944) is an Irish former Fine Gael politician. He served as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Cavan–Monaghan constituency from 1992 to 2011.[1]

Crawford was first elected to the 27th Dáil at the 1992 general election, and was re-elected to Dáil Éireann at the 1997, 2002 and 2007 general elections.[2] He was a member of Monaghan County Council from June 1991 until September 2003. In 2004 he was a Vice-Chairman of the British-Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body and a member from 1993–2007.

He was Vice-President of the Irish Farmers' Association from 1984–88 and was the only Ulster Protestant and Presbyterian member of the Oireachtas during his term in the Dáil. He received the Bastow Memorial Award for service in meat and livestock in 1985.

He retired from politics at the 2011 general election.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mr. Seymour Crawford". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 27 January 2009. 
  2. ^ "Seymour Crawford". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 27 January 2009. 
  3. ^ "FG's Crawford to retire from politics". Irish Times. 25 November 2010. Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
Oireachtas
Preceded by
Bill Cotter
(Fine Gael)
Fine Gael Teachta Dála for Cavan–Monaghan
1992–2011
Succeeded by
Seán Conlan
(Fine Gael)