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CURRAN (Soundex C650) — See also CORAN, COUGHRAN, COURAN, CRAUN, CURREN, CURRIN, DURRANCE, DURRANCY, DURRANT, MCMURRAN, SURRAN.

  CURRAN: See also James Curran Andrews — Frank Aloysius Barrett — James Joseph Blake — Marion Curran Boch — James Curran Davis — John J. Gallagher — Laurence Curran Hodgson — William B. Hoyt — Cornelius Curran Moore — Frank Aloysius O'Connor — Catherine Curran O'Malley — Washington Curran Whitthorne
  Curran, Arthur B. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 38th District, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Curran, Barbara A. — of Summit, Union County, N.J. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly 24th District, 1974-80; resigned 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Curran, Benajah S. — of Binghamton, Broome County, N.Y. Democrat. Mayor of Binghamton, N.Y., 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, Brian Dean (b. 1948) — of Florida. Born in 1948. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Mozambique, 1997; Haiti, 2000-. Still living as of 2001.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Curran, Caitlin — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Candidate in primary for mayor of Manchester, N.H., 2007. Female. Still living as of 2007.
  Curran, Catherine See Catherine Curran O'Malley
  Curran, Charles A. — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, Charles L. — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to New York state constitutional convention 34th District, 1967. Still living as of 1967.
  Curran, Charles P. — of Mauston, Juneau County, Wis. Juneau County District Attorney, 1940; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1940; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, Daniel (b. 1902) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born May 19, 1902. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1945-46, 1949-58 (St. Louis City 1st District 1945-46, St. Louis City 6th District 1949-58); defeated, 1946. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, David — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Texas, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, Edward — of Albany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County 4th District, 1877-78. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, Edward Matthew (b. 1903) — also known as Edward M. Curran — of Washington, D.C. Born in Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, May 10, 1903. Lawyer; police court judge, 1936-40; U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, 1940-46; U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia, 1948. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Gamma Eta Gamma. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Michael Joseph Curran and Mary Agnes (Callinan) Curran; married, June 6, 1934, to Katherine Cecilia Hand.
  Curran, Eugene A. — of Flatbush, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to New York state constitutional convention 6th District, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, Florence J. — of St. Louis, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 5th District, 1913-14. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, Frances Lucile See Lucile Cannon
  Curran, Francis M. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 18th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, Francis R. — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Dutchess County 2nd District, 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, Frank E. — of San Diego, San Diego County, Calif. Mayor of San Diego, Calif., 1963-71. Indicted in 1970 on bribery and conspiracy charges in connection with the "Yellow Cab Scandal". Still living as of 1971.
  Curran, George A. — of Eastport, Washington County, Maine. Born in Maine. Republican. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, George A. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, George E. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1916 (alternate), 1924; elected Massachusetts Governor's Council 3rd District 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, George W. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 3rd District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, Grace M. — of Altoona, Blair County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, H. E. — of Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, Henry — of Stevens Point, Portage County, Wis. Postmaster at Stevens Point, Wis., 1901-05. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, Henry Hastings (1877-1966) — also known as Henry H. Curran — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 8, 1877. Republican. Newspaper reporter; lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 1910; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; borough president of Manhattan, New York, 1920-21; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1921; U.S. Commissioner of Immigration at Ellis Island, 1923-26; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Died, of heart disease, in St. Barnabas Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 8, 1966 (age 88 years, 151 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Elliott Curran and Eliza Phillips (Mulford) Curran; married, October 12, 1905, to Frances Ford Hardy.
  Curran, Henry M. (1918-1993) — of Oyster Bay, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Lock Haven, Clinton County, Pa., January 2, 1918. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; deputy sheriff; insurance business; member of New York state senate, 1961-70 (3rd District 1961-65, 4th District 1966, 3rd District 1967-70); chair, New York State Harness Racing Commission, 1970-75. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Knights of Columbus; Holy Name Society. Died, in North Shore University Hospital, Glen Cove, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., March 13, 1993 (age 75 years, 70 days). Interment at Holy Rood Cemetery, Westbury, Long Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Rita Rothmann.
  Curran, Hugh C. — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1960, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Curran, J. H. — of Sleepy Eye, Brown County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1948, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, J. Joseph, Jr. (b. 1931) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Fla., July 7, 1931. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean conflict; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1959-63; member of Maryland state senate, 1963-83; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1968; Lieutenant Governor of Maryland, 1983-87; Maryland state attorney general, 1987-2007; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1996, 2000. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Still living as of 2007.
  Relatives: Son of J. Joseph Curran, Sr. and Catherine M. Curran; married to Barbara Marie Atkins; father of Catherine Curran (1962-) (who married Martin Joseph O'Malley).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Curran, J. Joseph III — of near Baltimore, Baltimore County, Md. Democrat. Candidate for Maryland state house of delegates District 8, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Curran, James — of Hoboken, Hudson County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1880-81; postmaster at Hoboken, N.J., 1887-89. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, James Joseph (1864-1910) — also known as James J. Curran — of Holyoke, Hampden County, Mass. Born in Holyoke, Hampden County, Mass., June, 1864. Democrat. Druggist; mayor of Holyoke, Mass., 1896; defeated, 1893, 1894. Catholic. Irish ancestry. In early 1896, he was team captain of the first demonstration game of "mintonette" (later known as "volleyball"). Died in Holyoke, Hampden County, Mass., 1910 (age about 46 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick C. Curran (1819-1874) and Margaret (Manning) Curran (1831-1906); brother-in-law of Margaret Elizabeth Tierney (first cousin of William Laurence Tierney (1876-1958)).
  Political family: Tierney family of Greenwich, Connecticut.
  Curran, James M. — Whig. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Arkansas 2nd District, 1853. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, James V. — of Iowa. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 6th District, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, Joe See Joseph Edward Curran
  Curran, John F. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, John F. — of River Edge, Bergen County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Curran, John M. — Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District; elected 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Curran, Joseph, Jr. See J. Joseph Curran, Jr.
  Curran, Joseph III See J. Joseph Curran III
Joe Curran Curran, Joseph Edward (1906-1981) — also known as Joseph Curran; Joe Curran; "Big Joe" — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 1, 1906. Merchant seaman; president, National Maritime Union (NMU), 1937-73; vice-president, Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), 1940-55; American Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1940; vice-chair of New York American Labor Party, 1945. Died, of cancer, in Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Fla., August 14, 1981 (age 75 years, 166 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1939 to Retta Toble (died 1963); married 1965 to Florence Stetler.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: Time Magazine, June 17, 1946
  Curran, Joseph F. — of Feasterville, Bucks County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Curran, Kate — of Parsons, Tucker County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia Democratic State Executive Committee, 1949. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, Kenneth A. — of Monroe County, Wis. Democrat. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Monroe County, 1958. Still living as of 1958.
  Curran, Margaret E. — U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island, 1998. Female. Still living as of 1998.
  Curran, Mary L. — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, Michael J. — of Adams, Berkshire County, Mass. Acting postmaster at Adams, Mass., 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, Mike — of Illinois. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 18th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Curran, Obadiah B. — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Ithaca, N.Y., 1859-61. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, Pat See Patricia A. Curran
  Curran, Patricia A. — also known as Pat Curran — Republican. Candidate in primary for Texas state house of representatives 135th District, 1994. Female. Still living as of 1994.
  Curran, Patrick D. — of Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 8th District, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, Patrick P. — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, Paul Jerome (1933-2008) — also known as Paul J. Curran — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 21, 1933. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1963-66 (New York County 6th District 1963-65, 70th District 1966); U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1973-75; candidate in primary for Governor of New York, 1982, 1986. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Knights of Columbus. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 4, 2008 (age 75 years, 196 days). Interment at St. Catharine Cemetery, Sea Girt, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Margaret Frances (Farley) Curran (1896-1966) and Thomas Jerome Curran (1898-1958).
  Cross-reference: John Westergaard
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Curran, Richard A. — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 2nd District, 1892; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 46th District, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, Robert E. J. — U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1972-76. Still living as of 1976.
  Curran, Roland — of Bakersfield, Kern County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Curran, Thomas — of Lansingburgh (now part of Troy), Rensselaer County, N.Y. Village president of Lansingburgh, New York, 1857. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, Thomas — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, Thomas Jerome (1898-1958) — also known as Thomas J. Curran — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 28, 1898. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; school teacher; lawyer; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 17th District, 1938; chair of New York County Republican Party, 1940-58; secretary of state of New York, 1943-55; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1944, 1948, 1952 (alternate), 1956; candidate for U.S. Senator from New York, 1944; member of New York Republican State Executive Committee, 1945. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Military Order of the World Wars; Knights of Columbus; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Delta Theta Phi. Died, from a heart ailment, in St. Vincent's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 29, 1958 (age 59 years, 243 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel J. Curran and Margaret Mary (Connors) Curran; married, June 26, 1926, to Margaret Frances Farley (1896-1966); father of Paul Jerome Curran (1933-2008).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Curran, Thomas John (1924-2012) — Born in Mauston, Juneau County, Wis., April 30, 1924. U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1983-97; took senior status 1997. Died in Mauston, Juneau County, Wis., July 17, 2012 (age 88 years, 78 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Curran, Thomas L. — of Wapello County, Iowa. Democrat. Iowa secretary of agriculture, 1937-39; candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 4th District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, Thomas N. — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 3rd District, 1940; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, Thomas P. — of Hudson County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, Vincent — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 18th District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, William (1885-1951) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., April 12, 1885. Democrat. Member of Maryland state senate, 1914, 1924; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1924 (member, Credentials Committee), 1928, 1936, 1944; Maryland state attorney general, 1945-46. Catholic. Died in Baltimore, Md., October 4, 1951 (age 66 years, 175 days). Interment at New Cathedral Cemetery, Baltimore, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Edward Curran and Mary (Tracy) Curran; married, June 28, 1916, to Mary Caroline Konig Kirby.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Curran, William Francis (b. 1863) — also known as William F. Curran — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Born in Brewer, Penobscot County, Maine, June 27, 1863. Democrat. Printer; insurance and real estate business; postmaster at Bangor, Maine, 1915-23; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1924. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Michael Curran and Julia (O'Connell) Curran.
  Curran, William H. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Curran, William M. — of Minnesota. Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1958. Still living as of 1958.


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