James Collins (Irish politician)

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James J. Collins (30 October 1900 – 1 September 1967) was an Irish politician.[1] He was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála (TD) for the Limerick West constituency at the 1948 general election and at each election until his death in 1967.[2] He was succeeded in the by-election of November 1967 by his son Gerry Collins. Another son, Michael J. Collins was later elected for the same constituency.

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  1. ^ "Mr. James Collins". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 14 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "James Collins". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 14 August 2012.