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TIERNEY (Soundex T650) — See also BERNEY, BIERNEY, CERNEY, CHERNEY, ERNEY, GUERNEY, KERNEY, MCANERNEY, MCENERNEY, MCINERNEY, MCNERNEY, MCNIERNEY, NERNEY, STIERN, TARNEY, TARNOW, TERNEY, TIERNAM, TIERNAN, TIERNON, TORNOW, TURNAU, TURNEY.

  TIERNEY: See also Charles J. Artesani — Tierney Cahill — Walter Jeremiah Maddock — Joseph Raymond McCarthy — Jonathan E. Taylor
  Tierney, Charles G. — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Democrat. Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Tierney, Francis E. — of Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa. Democrat. Member of Iowa state house of representatives from Webster County; elected 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Tierney, Francis J. — of Fort Edward, Washington County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1952, 1960, 1964; chair of Washington County Democratic Party, 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Tierney, Frank — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Democrat. Oregon Democratic state chair, 1939. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Tierney, Frank A. — of Coronado, San Diego County, Calif. Candidate for mayor of Coronado, Calif., 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Tierney, James (1905-1981) — of Garden City, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., November 24, 1905. Democrat. Employee, Ford Motor Company; mayor of Garden City, Mich., 1956-60; member of Michigan state house of representatives 36th District, 1965-72. Baptist. Member, Optimist Club. On July 25, 1957, following a Planning Commission meeting, he was shot six times by building contractor Lester Ellerhorst, who was angered by city officials' criticism of his work on the Garden City police station. Died in 1981 (age about 75 years). Burial location unknown.
  Tierney, James A. — of Weston, Lewis County, W.Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1920, 1936; candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Lewis County, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Tierney, James D. — of Park Ridge, Cook County, Ill. Mayor of Park Ridge, Ill., 1941-45. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Tierney, James E. (b. 1947) — of Lisbon Falls, Lisbon, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born April 12, 1947. Democrat. Maine state attorney general, 1981-90; candidate for Governor of Maine, 1986. Still living as of 1990.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Tierney, James J. — of Illinois. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 3rd District, 1986. Still living as of 1986.
  Tierney, Jeremiah V. — of Shenandoah, Schuylkill County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Tierney, John — of East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Tierney, John F. (b. 1951) — of Salem, Essex County, Mass. Born in Salem, Essex County, Mass., September 18, 1951. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 6th District, 1997-; defeated, 1994; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 2000, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Tierney, John J., Jr. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Tierney, John M. (1860-1936) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 14, 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; general counsel, Union Railway Company, 1893; municipal judge in New York, 1898-1915; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1916-29. Catholic. Member, Tammany Hall; Knights of Columbus; Elks. Died, from "grip" (influenza), in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., February 20, 1936 (age 75 years, 129 days). Interment at St. Raymond's Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Launcelot J. Tierney and Elizabeth (Welch) Tierney.
  Tierney, John P. — of Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 13th District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Tierney, Joseph — of Hyde Park, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Tierney, Joseph M. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Candidate for mayor of Boston, Mass., 1987. Still living as of 1987.
  Tierney, Joy — of Plymouth, Hennepin County, Minn. Mayor of Plymouth, Minn.; elected 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Tierney, Julia D. — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Tierney, Laurence E., Jr. — of Bluefield, Mercer County, W.Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Tierney, Mrs. Lawrence C. — of Powhatan, McDowell County, W.Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Tierney, Lawrence E. — of Powhatan, McDowell County, W.Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1896, 1912 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee); chair of McDowell County Democratic Party, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Tierney, Leo F. — of Iowa. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 3rd District, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Tierney, Martin J. — of Enfield, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Enfield, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Tierney, Matthew J. — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state senate 21st District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Tierney, Matthew T. — Right To Life candidate for New York state senate 42nd District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Tierney, Michael V. — of Hyattsville, Prince George's County, Md. Mayor of Hyattsville, Md., 1900-02. Burial location unknown.
  Tierney, Owen S. M. — of Bronx County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Bronx County 8th District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Tierney, Patrick J. — of Plattsburgh, Clinton County, N.Y. Delegate to New York state constitutional convention 33rd District, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Tierney, Paul J. — of Maryland. Member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1963-70. Still living as of 1970.
  Tierney, Richard B. — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Tierney, Rosemary S. — of New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass. Mayor of New Bedford, Mass., 1992-98. Female. Still living as of 1998.
  Tierney, Thomas J. — of Rankin, Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Burgess of Rankin, Pennsylvania, 1927-35. Burial location unknown.
  Tierney, Thomas P. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 5th District, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Tierney, Timothy — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 33rd District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Tierney, William F. — of Portage, Columbia County, Wis. Mayor of Portage, Wis., 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Tierney, William Laurence (1876-1958) — also known as William L. Tierney — of Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn., August 6, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1931-33; defeated, 1932. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died April 13, 1958 (age 81 years, 250 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Greenwich, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Jeremiah Tierney (1844-1916) and Mary Ann (Loughlin) Tierney (1846-1879); married, July 14, 1904, to Marian Irene Brady (1881-1909); father of William Laurence Tierney, Jr. (1907-1989); first cousin of Margaret Elizabeth Tierney (sister-in-law of James Joseph Curran).
  Political family: Tierney family of Greenwich, Connecticut.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Tierney, William Laurence, Jr. (1907-1989) — also known as William L. Tierney, Jr. — of Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Rumson, Monmouth County, N.J., June 4, 1907. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1968-77. Catholic. Died, in Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn., January 6, 1989 (age 81 years, 216 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Greenwich, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of William Laurence Tierney (1876-1958) and Marian Irene (Brady) Tierney (1881-1909); married to Dorita 'Mary' Dillon.
  Political family: Tierney family of Greenwich, Connecticut.


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