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Saturday, October 13, 2012
Members of the Fourteenth Dáil - John Finan
John Finan (10 September 1898 – 24 May 1984) was an Irish Clann na Talmhan politician. A farmer by profession, he first stood unsuccessfully for election to Dáil Éireann at the 1948 general election for the Roscommon constituency but he was subsequently elected to Seanad Éireann on the Administrative Panel. He was first elected to the Dáil at the 1951 general election as a Clann na Talmhan Teachta Dála (TD) for Roscommon. He lost his seat at the 1954 general election.