Henry Morgan Dockrell

Henry Morgan Dockrell (1880 – 26 October 1955) was an Irish Cumann na nGaedheal and Fine Gael politician who was elected to both Dáil Éireann and Seanad Éireann.[1]

He was first elected at the 1932 general election as a Cumann na nGaedheal Teachta Dála (TD) for the Dublin County constituency, and was re-elected five times for the same constituency until he was defeated in the 1948 general election.[2]

After the loss of his Dáil seat, Dockrell was elected to the 6th Seanad by the Industrial and Commercial Panel in 1948, but was defeated in the 1951 election for the 7th Seanad.

Dockrell was married to Alice Evelyn Hayes, and they had four sons and one daughter. Two of his sons, H. Percy Dockrell and Maurice E. Dockrell were also Fine Gael TDs and councillors. His daughter was the swimmer, Marguerite Dockrell. His father, Sir Maurice Dockrell, was a Unionist Member of Parliament. His mother, Margaret Dockrell, was a suffragist, philanthropist, and councillor.[3]

See also


  1. "Henry Morgan Dockrell". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 2 July 2012.
  2. "Henry Morgan Dockrell". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 2 July 2012.
  3. Dempsey, Pauric J.; Boylan, Shaun (2009). "Henry Morgan Dockrell In Dockrell, Sir Maurice Edward". In McGuire, James; Quinn, James (eds.). Dictionary of Irish Biography. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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