Valentine Jago

Richard Valentine "Val" Jago (1913 – 2 November 1983)[1] was a politician and businessman in Cork city in Ireland. He was Secretary of the Cork Methodist Association in 1940,[2] Lord Mayor of Cork from 1957 to 1958 when a member of the Cork Civic Party,[3] and chairman of the Cork chamber of commerce in 1964–65.[4] After the Civic Party's dissolution in 1966 he joined Fianna Fáil and was a Senator nominated by the Taoiseach after the 1977 general election,[1] serving until 1981. He was an unsuccessful Fianna Fáil candidate at the November 1982 general election for the Cork South-Central constituency.[5]

References

  1. "R. Valentine Jago". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 19 December 2013.
  2. "Methodist Churches". Guy's City and County Cork Almanac and Directory. 1940. p. 87.
  3. Bhreatnach, Aoife (2006). Becoming conspicuous: Irish travellers, society and the state, 1922-70. University College Dublin Press. p. 55. ISBN 9781904558613. Retrieved 19 December 2013.
  4. "Past Presidents". Cork Chamber. Retrieved 19 December 2013.
  5. "Valentine Jago". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 19 December 2013.
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