John McCann (Irish politician), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


John McCann (Irish politician)

Irish politician

Date of Birth: 17-Jun-1905

Place of Birth: Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

Date of Death: 23-Feb-1980

Profession: writer, politician, journalist

Nationality: Ireland

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About John McCann (Irish politician)

  • John McCann (17 June 1905 – 23 February 1980) was an Irish politician, author and journalist.
  • McCann stood unsuccessfully for election at the 1937 and 1938 general elections.
  • He was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Fianna Fáil Teachta Dála (TD) at the Dublin South by-election held on 6 June 1939.The by-election was caused by the death of James Beckett of Fine Gael.
  • McCann was re-elected at each general election until he lost his seat at the 1954 general election.
  • He served as Lord Mayor of Dublin from 1947 to 1948 and 1964 to 1965.

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