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CORCORAN (Soundex C626) — See also CORAN, CORCOS, CORKRAN, CROCHERON, MERCORELLA, MORCOM, MORCOMB, ORAN.

  CORCORAN: See also Jesse Corcoran Adkins — William Vincent Ahearn — Edmund John Brandon — William John Duane — John Spalding Green — Michael J. Hendrick — Peter Aloysius Hendrick — William Jones
  Corcoran, Clarence J. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Corcoran, Edward — of New London, New London County, Conn. Republican. Acting postmaster at New London, Conn., 1933-35. Burial location unknown.
  Corcoran, Edward C. — of Beaver Falls, Beaver County, Pa. Democrat. Mayor of Beaver Falls, Pa., 1953-56; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Corcoran, Edward J. — of Cook County, Ill. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 27th District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Corcoran, Edward T. (c.1894-1937) — of Forest Hills, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in Mechanicville, Saratoga County, N.Y., about 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; elected delegate to New York state constitutional convention 2nd District 1937, but died before taking office. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; American Legion; Elks; Catholic Lawyers Guild. Died, in Rockefeller Institute hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 25, 1937 (age about 43 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dominic Corcoran; married to Margaret M. McCosker.
  Corcoran, Francis — of Roseville, Macomb County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Corcoran, Frederick J. — of Albany County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Albany County 1st District, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Corcoran, George F. — of York, York County, Neb. District judge in Nebraska 5th District, 1908-24. Burial location unknown.
  Corcoran, Harriet H. — of Georgetown (now part of Washington), D.C. Democrat. Postmaster at Georgetown, D.C., 1834-40. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Corcoran, Henry P. — of West Chester, Chester County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Corcoran, Howard F. — of New York. U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1943. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Corcoran, Howard Francis (1906-1989) — Born in Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I., January 25, 1906. U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia, 1965-77; took senior status 1977. Died in Washington, D.C., May 11, 1989 (age 83 years, 106 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Corcoran, Howard V. — of Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1960 (alternate), 1972; West Virginia Republican state chair, 1962-64; member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1967. Still living as of 1972.
  Corcoran, Hugh J. — of California. Member of California state assembly, 1880-81, 1885-87 (16th District 1880-81, 58th District 1885-87). Burial location unknown.
  Corcoran, J. D. — of Rome, Oneida County, N.Y. Postmaster at Rome, N.Y., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Corcoran, J. W. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Corcoran, James — of Georgetown (now part of Washington), D.C. Democrat. Postmaster at Georgetown, D.C., 1830-34. Burial location unknown.
  Corcoran, James A. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Real estate and insurance business; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 22nd District, 1940-43; member of New York state senate, 1944-46 (9th District 1944, 10th District 1945-46); defeated, 1946. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1905 to Mary Genevieve DeLacy.
  Corcoran, James A. — of Webster, Burnett County, Wis. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1936; Wisconsin Democratic state chair, 1936-37. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Corcoran, James F. — of Crystal Falls, Iron County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1912, 1920, 1924, 1928 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1917-19. Burial location unknown.
  Corcoran, John — of Ohio County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Ohio County, 1889-92. Burial location unknown.
  Corcoran, John — of Denver, Colo. Republican. Postmaster at Denver, Colo., 1889-93. Burial location unknown.
  Corcoran, John A. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 24th District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Corcoran, John H. (d. 1945) — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Mayor of Cambridge, Mass., 1942-45; died in office 1945; candidate for U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1944. Died December 28, 1945. Burial location unknown.
  Corcoran, John J. — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Corcoran, John William (b. 1853) — also known as John W. Corcoran — of Clinton, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Batavia, Genesee County, N.Y., June 14, 1853. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1884, 1888, 1892, 1896; candidate for Massachusetts state attorney general, 1886, 1887; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1888, 1889, 1890, 1891; superior court judge in Massachusetts, 1892-93. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, April 28, 1881, to Margaret J. McDonald.
  Corcoran, Joyce Jansa — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Wyoming, 2002. Female. Still living as of 2002.
  Corcoran, Lawrence E. — of Arlington, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1952, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Corcoran, Louis L. — of Sibley, Osceola County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Corcoran, Marian — of Wagoner County, Okla. Republican. Chair of Wagoner County Republican Party, 2014. Female. Still living as of 2014.
  Corcoran, Matthew J. — Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state senate 11th District, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Corcoran, Michael George — of St. Ann, St. Louis County, Mo. Mayor of St. Ann, Mo.; elected 2011, 2015. Still living as of 2015.
  Corcoran, Paul — of Waverly, Tioga County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Corcoran, Richard — of North Bennington, Bennington, Bennington County, Vt. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Corcoran, Robert J. — Justice of Arizona state supreme court, 1989-. Still living as of 1995.
  Corcoran, Thomas — of Georgetown (now part of Washington), D.C. Postmaster at Georgetown, D.C., 1815-30. Burial location unknown.
  Corcoran, Thomas J. — Democrat. Kansas Democratic state chair, 1965-66. Still living as of 1966.
  Corcoran, Thomas James (1920-1994) — Born in 1920. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Burundi, 1978. Died in 1994 (age about 74 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Corcoran, Thomas Joseph (1896-1956) — also known as Thomas J. Corcoran — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Born September 13, 1896. Democrat. Mayor of Syracuse, N.Y., 1950-53. Died January 9, 1956 (age 59 years, 118 days). Burial location unknown.
  Corcoran, Thomas Joseph (b. 1939) — also known as Tom Corcoran — of Illinois. Born in Ottawa, La Salle County, Ill., May 23, 1939. Republican. U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1977-85 (15th District 1977-83, 14th District 1983-85). Still living as of 1998.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Corcoran, Thomas L. J. (c.1908-1955) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., about 1908. Lawyer; assistant counsel (1937), counsel (1942) to Gov. Herbert H. Lehman; head of the New York State War Council during World War II; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1947-55; died in office 1955. Irish ancestry. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died, from a blood clot, in St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., February 21, 1955 (age about 47 years). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas J. Corcoran and Emma Corcoran; married to Edith Stanton (niece of James Aloysius O'Gorman (1860-1943)).
  Political family: O'Gorman-Malone family of New York City, New York.
  Corcoran, Tom — of Clay Center, Clay County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Corcoran, Tom — of Overland Park, Johnson County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Corcoran, Tom — of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Corcoran, Tom See Thomas Joseph Corcoran
  Corcoran, William M. — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Democrat. Postmaster at St. Paul, Minn., 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Corcoran, William Warwick (b. 1884) — also known as William W. Corcoran — Born in Washington, D.C., September 5, 1884. Newspaper correspondent; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Boulogne-sur-Mer, as of 1924-29; U.S. Consul in Algiers, as of 1932; Gothenberg, 1936-43; U.S. Consul General in Gothenberg, as of 1947. Member, American Legion. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Warwick Corcoran and Katherine (von Meyer) Corcoran.


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