Jim Molyneaux, soft-spoken Ulster Unionist leader in early days of peacemaking, dies aged 94

March 9, 2015 3:37 PM

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BELFAST, Northern Ireland – Jim Molyneaux, a quiet but canny politician who led the Ulster Unionist Party through some of Northern Ireland's bloodiest years and the early period of peacemaking, has died at the age of 94.

Party colleagues and the Northern Ireland government confirmed his death Monday, but didn't specify a cause.

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