John William Kennedy

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John William Kennedy (born 1910) was an Ulster Unionist member of the Parliament of Northern Ireland. He represented Belfast Cromac from 1962-1973.

He was an area supervisor for a tailoring firm and member of Belfast Corporation. He was the founder of the British Sailors Friendly League. He was the only post-World War II member of the Ulster Unionist Labour Association to sit in the Stormont House of Commons.[1]

He served as Assistant Whip from 1969 until 1972, also holding the office of Assistant Parliamentary Secretary at the Ministry of Finance from March to May 1969.

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  1. ^ John F. Harbinson, The Ulster Unionist Party, 1882-1973, p.68

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Parliament of Northern Ireland
Preceded by
Joseph William Morgan
Member of Parliament for Belfast Cromac
1962–1973
Succeeded by
Parliament abolished
Party political offices
Preceded by
Joseph Burns
Unionist Assistant Whip
1969–1972
Succeeded by
Office abolished
Political offices
Preceded by
Joseph Burns
Assistant Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Finance
1969
Succeeded by
Office abolished
Civic offices
Preceded by
Myles Humphreys
High Sheriff of Belfast
1970–1971
Succeeded by
Francis Watson