George Savage (politician)
|Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly
for Upper Bann
7 March 2007 – 2011
|Preceded by||David Trimble|
|Succeeded by||Jo-Anne Dobson|
25 June 1998 – 26 November 2003
|Preceded by||New Creation|
|Succeeded by||Sam Gardiner|
26 November 1941|
Lurgan, Northern Ireland
|Died||1 October 2014
Dromore, Northern Ireland
|Political party||Ulster Unionist Party|
|Years of service||1971–1985|
|Unit||Ulster Defence Regiment|
George Savage, (26 November 1941 – 1 October 2014) was a unionist politician in Northern Ireland. A native of County Armagh, he served in the Northern Ireland Assembly as an Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) member for Upper Bann from 1998 to 2003 and from 2007–11. He was deselected by his constituency association ahead of the 2011 Assembly elections. In 1996 he was an unsuccessful candidate in the Northern Ireland Forum election in Upper Bann.
Born in Lurgan, he was the youngest of six children born to George, a dairy farmer and Jean (née Lamb) Savage. He was a member of the Orange Order and Royal Black Institution. A lifelong and devout Methodist, he was also a director of Glenavon F.C.
Savage died on 1 October 2014 at the age of 72. He was survived by his wife Joy and their three sons (Kyle, George and Nigel).
- "BBC News – UUP Upper Bann MLA George Savage deselected". BBC News. BBC News. Retrieved 30 August 2012.
- "The Belfast Telegraph – Deselected MLA George Savage won’t run for re-election". The Belfast Telegraph. The Belfast Telegraph. Retrieved 30 August 2012.
- Northern Ireland elections
- "OBITUARY: George Savage, 1941–2014 – Belfast Newsletter". Newsletter.co.uk. 2014-10-11. Retrieved 2016-05-20.
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