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Fitzsimon was a gentleman, of Castlewood, King's County [co. Offaly], and in favour of repealing the Act of Union between Great Britain and Ireland.
In the general election in December 1832, benefiting from the extension of the franchise in King's County as a result of the Reform Act, Fitzsimon defeated the sitting Tory M.P. Colonel Thomas Bernard.
Fitzsimon sat in the House of Commons until 1840.
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