John Meighan

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John Meighan
Teachta Dála
In office
1943 – 1944
Constituency Roscommon
Personal details
Born John Joseph Meighan
1891 (1891)
Died 4 March 1978(1978-03-04) (aged 86–87)
Nationality Irish
Political party Clann na Talmhan

John Joseph Meighan (1891 – 4 March 1978) was an Irish Clann na Talmhan politician.

Biography

A farmer by profession, he was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Clann na Talmhan Teachta Dála (TD) for the Roscommon constituency at the 1943 general election.[1] He lost his seat at the 1944 general election, but was elected to the 5th Seanad at the 1944 Seanad election by the Labour Panel.[1] He was re-elected to the Seanad in 1948 and 1951. In 1954 he was nominated to the Seanad by the Taoiseach John A. Costello.[2] He was defeated at the 1957 Seanad election.

References

  1. ^ a b "Mr. John Meighan". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 9 April 2009. 
  2. ^ "John Meighan". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 9 April 2009. 


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