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OBRIEN (Soundex O165) — See also BONIER, BORENI, BRIEN, MCBRIEN, OBRIAN, OBRYAN, OBRYEN, OBRYN, OBRYNE, OBRYON, ORIEN, UBRIN.

  O'Brien, George C. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, George Donoghue (1900-1957) — also known as George D. O'Brien — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., January 1, 1900. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1935 (Democratic primary), 1947; U.S. Representative from Michigan 13th District, 1937-39, 1941-47, 1949-55; defeated, 1932, 1934, 1938, 1946, 1954; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1944 (speaker). Catholic. Died in Washington, D.C., October 25, 1957 (age 57 years, 297 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of John Patrick O'Brien and Ellen (O'Donoghue) O'Brien; married, April 29, 1937, to Margaret Foley.
  Cross-reference: Frederick C. Belen
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  O'Brien, George E. — of Montebello, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1956, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, George F. — of Luzerne County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Luzerne County, 1905-08. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, George H. — of Minnesota. Member of Minnesota state senate 52nd District, 1943-58; defeated, 1958. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  O'Brien, George L. — of California. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 12th District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  O'Brien, George Miller (1917-1986) — also known as George M. O'Brien — of Illinois. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 17, 1917. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1970-71; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1973-86 (17th District 1973-83, 4th District 1983-86); died in office 1986. Died, from prostate cancer, at the National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., July 18, 1986 (age 69 years, 31 days). Interment at Resurrection Cemetery, Lockport, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  O'Brien, Gerald K. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 5th District, 1928; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1940, 1944 (alternate), 1948 (alternate); candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1941; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1944; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 16th District, 1950. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, H. Eugene — of Salisbury, Wicomico County, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  O'Brien, Harry — of Park River, Walsh County, N.Dak. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Senator from North Dakota, 1950; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Dakota, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Harry J. — of Minnesota. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota 6th District, 1942, 1944 (Democratic-Farmer-Labor). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Henry L. (d. 1935) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Real estate and insurance business; member of New York state senate 9th District, 1930-35; died in office 1935. Died February 8, 1935. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Henry X. — of Pennsylvania. Republican. Candidate in primary for justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Howard J. — of Whitmore Lake, Washtenaw County, Mich. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Whitmore Lake, Mich., 1945-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  O'Brien, Hubert See Michael Hubert O'Brien
  O'Brien, Hugh (1827-1895) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Ireland, July 13, 1827. Democrat. Mayor of Boston, Mass., 1885-89; defeated, 1888. Catholic. Irish ancestry. First Irish Catholic mayor of Boston. Died August 1, 1895 (age 68 years, 19 days). Interment at Holyhood Cemetery, Brookline, Mass.


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