1902 – 1986. Member for Diocese on National Council for the Laity. Leader of Fine Gael 1959 to 1965. He qualified as a barrister and was called to the bar in 1931. Dillon studied business methods at Selfridge's in London. After some time at Marshall Fields in Chicago he returned to Ireland where he became manager of the family business known as Monica Duff's in Ballaghaderreen, County Roscommon. Twice Minister for Agriculture.