Thomas Harris (Irish politician)

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Thomas Harris
Teachta Dála
In office
1927–1957
Constituency Kildare
Personal details
Nationality Irish
Political party Fianna Fáil
Relations Matthew Harris

Thomas Harris (1895 – 18 February 1974) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician.[1] A native of Clane, County Kildare, Harris fought with the Maynooth contingent in 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin.

A farmer, he represented the constituencies of Kildare from 1927 to 1937, Carlow–Kildare from 1937 to 1948, and Kildare again from 1948 to 1957.[2] He lost his seat at the 1957 general election and retired from politics.

Harris was related to Matthew Harris, MP for Galway East from 1885 to 1890.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mr. Thomas Harris". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 16 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "Thomas Harris". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 16 January 2011.