|Member of the Canadian Parliament|
|Preceded by||Frank Moores|
|Succeeded by||Morrissey Johnson|
Richard David Rooney
August 13, 1937
Lower Island Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador
|Died||November 9, 2006(aged 69)|
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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