Briscoe, Robert

(1894–1969)
   Politician in the Irish Republic. After years as an IRA member in the Irish struggle for independence, Briscoe became a member of the Dail (parliament) in De Valera’s Fianna Fail Party in 1927. He held his seat until he retired in 1965, when his son Benjamin succeeded to it. He twice served as Lord Mayor of Dublin.
   In the period leading up to the establishment of Israel, Briscoe was active in the Zionist Revisionist movement and a supporter of the Irgun Tzvai Leumi.

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