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Memoirs of Senator James G. Douglas (1887-1954) : concerned citizen

By: Douglas, James Green Gaughan, J. Anthony (Archdiocese of Dublin, Ireland)(Introduction by) Gaughan, J. Anthony(Volume editor)

1900621193 / 9781900621199
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941.5'08'092
09/11/1998
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Ireland, Republic of
22 cm 224p. : ill.
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Senator James G. Douglas, a Dublin business and and a Quaker and Irish nationalist, was active in the Irish White Cross, 1920-22.

Appointed by Michael Collins as a member of the committee which prepared drafts for the first Irish constitution in 1922.

He was a member of Seanad Eireann in 1922-36, 1938-43 and 1944-54.

These memoirs relate his involvement in the events of 1916-26.

He casts fresh light on some events - revealing for example his secret meetings with De Valera in the closing stages of the Civil War.

BIC:

1DBR Ireland, 3JJF c 1914 to c 1918 (including WW1) , 3JJG c 1918 to c 1939 (Inter-war period), BGA Autobiography: general, HBJD1 British & Irish history, HBLW 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000, JP Politics & government

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