Charles Fagan

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Charles Fagan (1 October 1881 – 8 May 1974) was an Irish politician. A farmer before entering politics, he was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a National Centre Party Teachta Dála (TD) for the Longford–Westmeath constituency at the 1933 general election.[1] He became a Fine Gael TD on 8 September 1933 when Cumann na nGaedheal and the National Centre Party, along with the Army Comrades Association merged to form the new party of Fine Gael. He was elected as a Fine Gael TD for the Meath–Westmeath constituency at the 1937 general election, he was re-elected at the 1938, 1943 and 1944 general elections.[2]

He left Fine Gael in 1948 and was elected as an independent TD for Longford–Westmeath at the 1948 general election, and was re-elected as an independent TD at the 1951 general election. He re-joined Fine Gael in 1954 and was elected as a Fine Gael TD for Longford–Westmeath at the 1954 general election, and was re-elected at the 1957 general election, he did not contest the 1961 general election.

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  1. ^ "Mr. Charles Fagan". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 5 April 2009. 
  2. ^ "Charles Fagan". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 5 April 2009.