Thomas Burke (Clare politician)

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Thomas T. Burke (10 June 1908 – 20 November 1951) was an Irish independent politician.[1] He was born in Dunshallagh, Milltown Malbay, County Clare and was well known in his locality as a bone-setter. He was first elected to Dáil Éireann as an independent Teachta Dála (TD) at the 1937 general election for the Clare constituency. He was re-elected on four occasions and served until he was defeated at the 1951 general election.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mr. Thomas Burke". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 12 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Thomas Burke". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 12 July 2012.