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Seán T O'Kelly

Seán Thomas (Seán T) O'Kelly1


Born: 25 August 1882     Died: 23 November 1966    Age: 84 years 2 months 29 days
Born in Dublin. Educated O'Connell Schools, Dublin. Joined Gaelic League in 1989. Member Dublin Corporation (1906-24). Founder member of Sinn Fein and the Irish Volunteers. Staff-Captain in the GPO during the Easter Rising of 1916 and interned. Elected for Dublin to the first Dail Eireann (1918). Elected Ceann Comhairle (Chairman of the Dail) on 21st January 1919. Member of the Dail (1918-45). Rejected the Anglo Irish Treaty 1921. Founder member of Fianna Fail. Vice-President of Executive Council (Government) (1932-38), Minister for Local Government and Public Health (1932-39), Tanaiste (Deputy Prime Minister) (1937-45) and Minister for Finance (1939-45). President of Ireland (1945-59).

 Date    Election    Party    Status    Constituency    Seat    Count    Votes    Share    Quota 

 1918     1st Dail      Sinn Fein lozenge    Elected     Dublin College Green    1     1      9,662     77.20%     1.54 
  22 January 1919     Office      Ceann Comhairle (Speaker) lozenge   Appointed    Ceann Comhairle (Speaker) 
 1921     2nd Dail      Sinn Fein lozenge    Elected     Dublin Mid    3     1      Unopposed   
  16 August 1921     Office      Ceann Comhairle (Speaker) lozenge   Resigned    Ceann Comhairle (Speaker) 
 1922     3rd Dail      Anti-Treaty Sinn Fein lozenge    Elected     Dublin Mid    4     6      1,941     6.66%     0.33 
 1923     4th Dail      Republican lozenge    Elected     Dublin North    7     14      4,233     7.62%     0.69 
 Jun 1927     5th Dail      Fianna Fail lozenge    Elected     Dublin North    3          6,040     9.51%     
 Sep 1927     6th Dail      Fianna Fail lozenge    Elected     Dublin North    4     7      6,958     10.67%     0.96 
 1932     7th Dail      Fianna Fail lozenge    Elected     Dublin North    3          9,176     12.84%     
 1933     8th Dail      Fianna Fail lozenge    Elected     Dublin North    1     1      17,053     21.64%     1.95 
 1937     9th Dail      Fianna Fail lozenge    Elected     Dublin North West    1          12,772     27.10%     
  29 December 1937     Office      Fianna Fail lozenge   Appointed    Tanaiste 
 1938     10th Dail      Fianna Fail lozenge    Elected     Dublin North West    1          12,561     27.03%     
  8 September 1939     Office      Fianna Fail lozenge   Appointed    Minister for Finance 
 1943     11th Dail      Fianna Fail lozenge    Elected     Dublin North West    1          12,318     26.35%     
 1944     12th Dail      Fianna Fail lozenge    Elected     Dublin North West    1          13,830     32.35%     
 1945     President      Fianna Fail lozenge    Elected     Ireland    1     2      537,965     49.52%     0.99 
  14 June 1945     Office      Fianna Fail lozenge   Resigned    Tanaiste 
  14 June 1945     Office      Fianna Fail lozenge   Resigned    Minister for Finance 
  14 June 1945     Office      Fianna Fail lozenge   Resigned    Constituency TD 
 1952     President      Fianna Fail lozenge    Elected     Ireland    1     1      Unopposed   

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