James Beckett (politician)

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James Walter Beckett (died 19 December 1938) was an Irish politician. Beckett was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Cumann na nGaedheal Teachta Dála (TD) for the Dublin South constituency at the June 1927 general election.[1] He was re-elected at each general election until he lost his seat at the 1937 general election.[2] He regained his seat at the 1938 general election in June but died in December 1938. The by-election caused by his death was held on 6 June 1939 and was won by John McCann of Fianna Fáil.

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  1. ^ "Mr. James Beckett". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 19 February 2009. 
  2. ^ "James Beckett". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 19 February 2009.