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Name: John Boland  
Also Know As:
Date of Birth: 25th March 1937
Place of Birth: Georgia, USA
Profession: Actor
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia

This article is about the Irish politician. For the author, see John Boland (author).

John Boland (1945?-2001) was a senior Irish politician. Boland first ran for the Dáil in 1969, however, he was unsuccessful. He was eventually elected to Dáil Éireann on his third attempt in 1977 as a Fine Gael Teachta Dála. He retained his seat until his retirement from politics at the 1989 General Election. He served in the Cabinets of Garret FitzGerald between 1981 and 1987.

John Boland died on August 15, 2001.

Preceded by:
John P. Wilson
Minister for Education
Succeeded by:
Martin O'Donoghue
Preceded by:
Gene FitzGerald
Minister for the Public Service
Succeeded by:
Ruairí Quinn
Preceded by:
Liam Kavanagh
Minister for the Environment
Succeeded by:
Pádraig Flynn
Preceded by:
Barry Desmond
Minister for Health
Succeeded by:
Rory O'Hanlon

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