William Cummins (politician)

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William Cummins (1874 – 27 July 1943) was an Irish Labour Party politician.[1]

A national school teacher by profession, he was first elected to the Free State Seanad at a by-election on 21 February 1923 to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Eamonn Mansfield.[1] He was re-elected for a 12-year term at the 1925 Seanad election and served until the Free State Seanad was abolished in 1936.[1] He was elected to the 3rd Seanad Éireann in 1938 by the Labour Panel.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Mr. William Cummins". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 5 January 2013.