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Alfred Patrick Byrne (1913 – 26 July 1952), commonly known as A. P. Byrne, was an Irish politician. A clerk by profession, he was first elected to Dáil Éireann as an independent Teachta Dála (TD) for Dublin North-West at the 1937 general election.[1] He was re-elected at the 1938 and 1943 general elections but lost his seat at the 1944 general election. He re-gained his seat at the 1948 general election and was re-elected at the 1951 general election. He died in 1952 and the subsequent by-election on 12 November 1952 was won by his brother Thomas Byrne.[2]

His father Alfie Byrne was an MP, TD, Senator and Lord Mayor of Dublin. Another brother Patrick Byrne was also a TD.

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  1. ^ "Alfred P. Byrne". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 9 April 2009.
  2. ^ "Alfred P. Byrne". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 9 April 2009.