Denis Allen (politician)

Denis Allen (2 January 1896 – 29 March 1961) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician.[1] Allen was an unsuccessful candidate at the June 1927 general election, but later that year at the September 1927 general election he was elected to Dáil Éireann as Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála (TD) for the Wexford constituency. He was re-elected at the 1932 general election, but lost his seat at the 1933 general election.[2]

Denis Allen
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Teachta Dála
In office
September 1927 – 1933
In office
17 August 1936 – 1961
ConstituencyWexford
Personal details
Born(1896-01-02)2 January 1896
Died29 March 1961(1961-03-29) (aged 65)
NationalityIrish
Political partyFianna Fáil

He returned to the 8th Dáil at a by-election on 17 August 1936, following the death of the Fine Gael TD Osmond Esmonde, and returned at each successive election until he retired from politics in 1961.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Denis Allen". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 15 January 2011.
  2. ^ "Denis Allen". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 15 January 2011.