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Joseph Foster Cairns

Joseph Foster Cairns (born 27 June 1920) is a former unionist politician in Northern Ireland.

Cairns was the managing director of a furniture retailer, and chairman of a development company. He was elected to the Belfast Corporation for the Ulster Unionist Party, and served as Lord Mayor of Belfast from 1969–1971.[1] At the Northern Ireland general election, 1969, he stood in Belfast Oldpark, but was not elected.[2]

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Civic offices
Preceded by
William McCracken
High Sheriff of Belfast
1963–1964
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
William Duncan Geddis
Lord Mayor of Belfast
1969–1971
Succeeded by
William Christie
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