Richard Wilson (Irish politician)

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Richard Wilson (died 20 February 1957) was an Irish politician and farmer. He was first elected to Dáil Éireann at the 1922 general election as a Farmers' Party Teachta Dála (TD) for the Kildare–Wicklow constituency.[1]

He was re-elected at the 1923 general election, this time representing the Wicklow constituency. He lost his seat at the June 1927 general election and was an unsuccessful candidate at the September 1927 general election.[2] He was elected to the Seanad of the Irish Free State in 1928 as a Cumann na nGaedheal and later Fine Gael member. He remained a member until it was abolished in 1936.


  1. ^ "Richard Wilson". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 3 April 2009.
  2. ^ "Richard Wilson". Retrieved 3 April 2009.