Dave Rooney

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Dave Rooney
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Bonavista—Trinity—Conception
In office
1972–1984
Preceded byFrank Moores
Succeeded byMorrissey Johnson
Personal details
Born
Richard David Rooney

(1937-08-13)August 13, 1937
Lower Island Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador
DiedNovember 9, 2006(2006-11-09) (aged 69)
Political partyLiberal
Spouse(s)Anna Smith
RelationsSon-Daniel Rooney

Richard David (Dave) Rooney (August 13, 1937 – November 9, 2006) was a Canadian politician.

Born in Lower Island Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador, he was a teacher before being elected to the House of Commons of Canada for the riding of Bonavista—Trinity—Conception in the 1972 federal election. A Liberal, he was re-elected three more times in 1974, 1979, and 1980 before being defeated in the 1984 election.

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