Mary Davidson

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Mary Frances Davidson (1902 – 29 May 1986) was an Irish Labour Party politician. She was elected to Seanad Éireann on the Industrial and Commercial Panel at a by-election on 16 June 1950.[1] She lost her seat at the 1951 Seanad election but was re-elected at the 1954 Seanad election and was re-elected at each subsequent election until she retired at the 1969 Seanad election. She was formally appointed Labour Party General Secretary on the 28 June 1962.[2] She was the first female General Secretary of any Irish political party.

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  1. ^ "Ms. Mary Davidson". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 20 March 2009. 
  2. ^ pp. 3, Report of the Administrative Council of the Parliamentary Labour Party for the Year 1962-1963 (Irish Labour Party, 20 Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin, 1963)