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  Timothy Thomas Ansberry (1871-1943) — also known as Timothy T. Ansberry — of Defiance, Defiance County, Ohio; Washington, D.C. Born in Defiance, Defiance County, Ohio, December 24, 1871. Democrat. Lawyer; Defiance County Prosecuting Attorney, 1895-1903; U.S. Representative from Ohio 5th District, 1907-15; defeated, 1904; Judge, Ohio Court of Appeals, 1915-16; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1916; delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1920; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1924 (alternate), 1928; law partner of Joseph E. Davies. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died following a gall bladder operation complicated by heart disease, in Doctors Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 5, 1943 (age 71 years, 193 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of Edmond Ansberry and Elizabeth (Fitzpatrick) Ansberry; married, December 26, 1898, to Nellie Kettenring.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Henry Barry (b. 1878) — also known as William H. Barry — of Nashua, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Nashua, Hillsborough County, N.H., March 13, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Nashua, N.H., 1911-14; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1912 (alternate), 1916 (member, Credentials Committee); candidate for U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1922, 1924. Catholic. Member, Eagles; Elks; Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Burial location unknown.
  William F. Bowe (b. 1896) — of Flushing, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in Flushing, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., 1896. Democrat. Lawyer; law professor; member of New York state assembly, 1943-46, 1949-52 (Queens County 4th District 1943-44, Queens County 6th District 1945-46, 1949-52). Catholic. Member, American Legion; Knights of Columbus; Holy Name Society; Ancient Order of Hibernians; American Arbitration Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Martin J. Bowe (police captain).
  John Joseph Boylan (1878-1938) — also known as John J. Boylan — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 20, 1878. Democrat. Real estate business; member of New York state assembly from New York County 11th District, 1910-12; member of New York state senate, 1913-22 (15th District 1913-18, 13th District 1919-22); U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1923-38; died in office 1938. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Redmen. Died, in French Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 5, 1938 (age 60 years, 15 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Boylan and Elizabeth (McElroy) Boylan.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John Joseph Brady (1853-1916) — also known as John J. Brady — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 30, 1853. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1904; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1907-16; died in office 1916. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Elks. Collapsed on a train returning from Atlantic City, and brought home; died, a week later, from pneumonia, in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., January 7, 1916 (age 62 years, 130 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas E. Brennan (1929-2018) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., April 27, 1929. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for Michigan state house of representatives, 1952 (Wayne County 1st District), 1954 (Wayne County 6th District); candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 15th District, 1955; common pleas court judge in Michigan, 1961-63; circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1963-65; appointed 1963; resigned 1966; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1967-73; resigned 1973; chief justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1969-71; founder, first dean, and first president, Thomas M. Cooley Law School; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1976; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1982. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Theta Phi; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., September 29, 2018 (age 89 years, 155 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield, Mich.
  Relatives: Married 1951 to Pauline Mary 'Polly' Weinberger.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society
  John Thomas Browne (1845-1941) — also known as John T. Browne; "The Fighting Irishman"; "Honest John" — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Born in Ballylanders, County Limerick, Ireland, March 23, 1845. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; grocer; mayor of Houston, Tex., 1892-96; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1897-99, 1907. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died, of pneumonia, in Houston, Harris County, Tex., August 19, 1941 (age 96 years, 149 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Michael Browne and Winifred (Hennessy) Browne; married, September 13, 1871, to Mary Jane 'Mollie' Bergin.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Thomas Henry Buckley (b. 1897) — also known as Thomas H. Buckley — of Abington, Plymouth County, Mass. Born in Abington, Plymouth County, Mass., September 5, 1897. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; accountant; member of Massachusetts Democratic State Committee, 1920-40; candidate for Massachusetts Governor's Council 1st District, 1922; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1928 (alternate), 1932; candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 15th District, 1932; Massachusetts state auditor, 1935-39; candidate in primary for Governor of Massachusetts, 1956. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, American Legion; Grange; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Knights of Columbus; Sons of Union Veterans. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Buckley and Anne (Ruane) Buckley; married, July 25, 1928, to Helen Moriarty (1896?-?).
  Thomas M. Burke (b. 1898) — of Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Lawrence, Essex County, Mass., May 30, 1898. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Massachusetts state senate Eighth Suffolk District, 1935-36; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1940. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Knights of Columbus; Catholic Order of Foresters; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Moose. Burial location unknown.
  J. Edward Caldwell (b. 1929) — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn., 1929. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of Connecticut state senate 23rd District, 1959-74; Connecticut state comptroller, 1975-91. Catholic. Member, Elks; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Knights of Columbus; American Legion. Still living as of 1991.
  Parnell J. T. Callahan (1912-1969) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y., June 16, 1912. Republican. Lawyer; law professor; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of New York state assembly from Bronx County 12th District, 1957-58; defeated, 1958. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died, from a heart attack, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 27, 1969 (age 56 years, 256 days). Interment at Long Island National Cemetery, East Farmingdale, Long Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married 1943 to Jane Tubridy.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Patrick F. Calpin (1872-1948) — of Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa. Born in Bellevue, Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa., March 25, 1872. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 20th District, 1903-06; Lackawanna County Sheriff; candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 10th District, 1910. Catholic. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Elks. Suffered a stroke at Scranton City Hall, and died later the same day at State Hospital, Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa., December 3, 1948 (age 76 years, 253 days). Interment at Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick M. Calpin.
  Thomas F. Campbell (1897-1957) — of Schenectady, Schenectady County, N.Y. Born in Amsterdam, Montgomery County, N.Y., April 26, 1897. Republican. Funeral director; member of New York state senate, 1945-57 (37th District 1945-54, 38th District 1955-57); died in office 1957. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks; Eagles; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died March 7, 1957 (age 59 years, 315 days). Burial location unknown.
  Thomas H. Clancey (b. 1885) — of Ishpeming, Marquette County, Mich. Born in Ishpeming, Marquette County, Mich., July 11, 1885. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1932. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, December 30, 1913, to Marie Louise Persons.
  William E. Clancy — of Ridgewood, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Queens County 2nd District, 1943-52; member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1945. Catholic. Member, Ancient Order of Hibernians; Moose. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Margaret Schiffmacher.
  William George Clark (1924-2001) — also known as William G. Clark — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., July 16, 1924. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1953-54, 1957-59; member of Illinois state senate, 1955-56; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1960, 1964; Illinois state attorney general, 1961-69; candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1968; justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1976-92. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Amvets; American Legion; Moose; Elks; Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Catholic Lawyers Guild. Died in Skokie, Cook County, Ill., August 17, 2001 (age 77 years, 32 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Evanston, Ill.
  Francis Leo Colpoys (b. 1884) — also known as Francis L. Colpoys — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 7, 1884. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Fifteenth Suffolk District, 1909-11. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Catholic Order of Foresters; Order of Heptasophs. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Colpoys and Margaret Colpoys; brother of John Bernard Colpoys (1876-1944?).
Joseph A. Cooke Joseph A. Cooke (1866-1936) — of Meriden, New Haven County, Conn. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., February 11, 1866. Democrat. Physician; mayor of Meriden, Conn., 1916-17. Member, Eagles; Foresters; Elks; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died in Meriden, New Haven County, Conn., January 22, 1936 (age 69 years, 345 days). Interment at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Meriden, Conn.
  Relatives: Married, August 6, 1903, to Josephine Stanford.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Meriden Municipal Register 1916
  James Michael Curley (1874-1958) — also known as James M. Curley; "The Rascal King" — of Jamaica Plain, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., November 20, 1874. Democrat. Real estate and insurance business; president, Hibernia Savings Bank; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1902-03; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1911-14, 1943-47 (10th District 1911-13, 12th District 1913-14, 11th District 1943-47); resigned 1914; mayor of Boston, Mass., 1914-18, 1922-26, 1930-34, 1946-50; defeated, 1917, 1937, 1941, 1949, 1951, 1955; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1928, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956; Governor of Massachusetts, 1935-37; defeated, 1924, 1938; candidate for U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1936; member of Democratic National Committee from Massachusetts, 1940-54; indicted in federal court in 1943, with Donald W. Smith and others, over his participation in Engineers Group, Inc., which fraudulently obtained war contracts; re-indicted in 1944; tried in 1945-46 and convicted; sentenced to six to eighteen months in prison and fined $1,000; released in November 1947 when his sentence was commuted by President Harry Truman. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Eagles; Moose; Elks; Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., November 12, 1958 (age 83 years, 357 days). Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Roslindale, Boston, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Michael Curley (1850-1884) and Sarah (Clancy) Curley (1850-1921); brother of John J. Curley (1873?-1944); married, June 27, 1906, to Mary Emelda Herlihy (1883-1930); married, January 7, 1937, to Gertrude Marion (Casey) Dennis (1892-1980).
  Cross-reference: Joseph Santosuosso
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about James M. Curley: Jack Beatty, The Rascal King: The Life and Times of James Michael Curley — Gerald Leinwand, Mackerels in the Moonlight : Four Corrupt American Mayors — William M. Bulger & Robert J. Allison, James Michael Curley
  Charles Thomas Daly (b. 1882) — of Medford, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Medford, Middlesex County, Mass., March 12, 1882. Democrat. Newspaper reporter; member of Massachusetts state senate Sixth Middlesex District, 1935-36. Member, Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Burial location unknown.
  Michael Donohoe (1864-1958) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Killeshandra, County Cavan, Ireland, February 22, 1864. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 5th District, 1911-15; candidate for mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1931; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1932. Catholic. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Knights of Columbus. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 17, 1958 (age 93 years, 329 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Cheltenham, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John V. Downey — of Jackson Heights, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Queens County 3rd District, 1937-43; member of New York state senate, 1944-46 (3rd District 1944, 6th District 1945-46); defeated, 1946. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Catholic War Veterans; Elks; Knights of Columbus; Holy Name Society; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Daniel P. Dunn (b. 1859) — of Willimantic, Windham County, Conn. Born in Windham, Windham County, Conn., September 14, 1859. Democrat. News dealer; cigar and tobacco merchant; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Windham, 1903-04, 1907-12; defeated, 1904; mayor of Willimantic, Conn., 1909-11, 1917; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1912 (speaker), 1920; Connecticut state comptroller, 1913-15; candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1916. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Foresters of America; Improved Order of Heptasophs; Elks. Interment at St. Joseph Cemetery, Willimantic, Conn.
  Relatives: Married, April 23, 1889, to Julia A. Rice.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph Edmund Fahey (b. 1949) — also known as Joseph E. Fahey — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Born in Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y., June 30, 1949. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Ancient Order of Hibernians. Still living as of 1973.
  Relatives: Son of James J. Fahey and Mary (McGuire) Fahey.
  James Aloysius Farley (1888-1976) — also known as James A. Farley — of Stony Point, Rockland County, N.Y.; Haverstraw, Rockland County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Grassy Point, Rockland County, N.Y., May 30, 1888. Democrat. Chair of Rockland County Democratic Party, 1919-29; member of New York state assembly from Rockland County, 1923; defeated, 1923; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968; secretary of New York Democratic Party, 1928-30; New York Democratic state chair, 1930-44; Chairman of Democratic National Committee, 1932-40; Presidential Elector for New York, 1932; U.S. Postmaster General, 1933-40; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; chairman, Coca-Cola Export Corporation, 1940-73. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Ancient Order of Hibernians; Eagles; Elks; Redmen; Knights of Columbus; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; American Academy of Political and Social Science. Died, from cardiac arrest, in his suite at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., June 9, 1976 (age 88 years, 10 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of James Farley and Ellen (Goldrick) Farley; married, April 26, 1920, to Elizabeth A. Finnegan.
  Cross-reference: Ambrose O'Connell — Lawrence J. Murray, Jr.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  James W. Feely — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 12th District, 1939-46, 1949-51. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Catholic Lawyers Guild. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Michael Aloysius Feighan (1905-1992) — also known as Michael A. Feighan — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Lakewood, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, February 16, 1905. Democrat. Member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1937-40; U.S. Representative from Ohio 20th District, 1943-71; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1952, 1964. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Eagles; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died in Washington, D.C., March 19, 1992 (age 87 years, 32 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John T. Feighan and Mary (English) Feighan; married, June 21, 1930, to Florence J. Mathews; father of William Mathews Feighan (1935?-); uncle of Edward Farrell Feighan.
  Political family: Feighan family of Lakewood and Cleveland, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Thomas Aloysius Fitzgerald (b. 1871) — also known as W. T. A. Fitzgerald — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., December 19, 1871. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1904; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1900; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1910; candidate for mayor of Boston, Mass., 1925; Suffolk County Register of Deeds; president, Volunteer Cooperative Bank; director, Cooperative Central Bank; director, Boston-Nantasket Steamboat Co. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Fitzgerald and Bridget M. (Walsh) Fitzgerald; married, November 21, 1900, to Ellen T. Butler.
  Francis G. Fitzpatrick (1903-1992) — of Bayonne, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Bayonne, Hudson County, N.J., April 18, 1903. Democrat. Mayor of Bayonne, N.J., 1962-74; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1964, 1968. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died, in Bayonne Hospital, Bayonne, Hudson County, N.J., May 15, 1992 (age 89 years, 27 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, N.J.
  Bernard Joseph Flynn (1888-1971) — also known as Bernard J. Flynn — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., February 10, 1888. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Maryland, 1934-53. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died in September, 1971 (age 83 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Bernard Flynn and Mary (McGann) Flynn; married, August 31, 1937, to Teresa Margaret Berger.
  John Joseph Garrahy (1930-2012) — also known as J. Joseph Garrahy — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., November 26, 1930. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean conflict; member of Rhode Island state senate, 1963-69; Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, 1969-77; Governor of Rhode Island, 1977-85. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died January 24, 2012 (age 81 years, 59 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Margherite Di Pietro.
  See also NNDB dossier
  John Matthew Golden (b. 1895) — also known as John M. Golden — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Old Saybrook, Middlesex County, Conn., November 4, 1895. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1932 (alternate), 1940, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1968; member of Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee, 1941; member of Democratic National Committee from Connecticut, 1954-68. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Eagles; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Union League. Burial location unknown.
  Walter Augustine Griffin (b. 1901) — also known as Walter A. Griffin — of Lawrence, Essex County, Mass. Born in Lawrence, Essex County, Mass., September 3, 1901. Democrat. Grocer; mayor of Lawrence, Mass., 1934-37. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Joseph Griffin and Mary (Sullivan) Griffin; married, October 8, 1930, to Grace Kelley.
  Frank A. Hagarty (c.1871-1940) — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born about 1871. Republican. Lawyer; banker; candidate for Connecticut state senate 3rd District, 1904, 1906; postmaster at Hartford, Conn., 1907-15; mayor of Hartford, Conn., 1916-18; defeated, 1918. Member, Foresters; Modern Woodmen of America; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died, from coronary thrombosis, in Windsor, Hartford County, Conn., January 11, 1940 (age about 69 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Isabel Cody.
  Joseph M. Halloran (b. 1878) — of New Britain, Hartford County, Conn. Born in New Britain, Hartford County, Conn., May 13, 1878. Democrat. Clothier; mayor of New Britain, Conn., 1910-14; member of Connecticut state senate 6th District, 1911-12; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1912 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee); postmaster at New Britain, Conn., 1937-49 (acting, 1937). Catholic. Member, Elks; Moose; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Michael Halloran and Johanna (Whalen) Halloran.
  James Michael Hanley (1920-2003) — also known as James M. Hanley — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Born in Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y., July 19, 1920. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; funeral director; U.S. Representative from New York, 1965-81 (34th District 1965-71, 35th District 1971-73, 32nd District 1973-81); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Holy Name Society; Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Order of Alhambra; Elks. Died in Geddes (now part of Syracuse), Onondaga County, N.Y., October 16, 2003 (age 83 years, 89 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  John Patrick Higgins (1893-1955) — also known as John P. Higgins — of Jamaica Plain, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 19, 1893. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; chemist; lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1929-34; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 11th District, 1935-37; superior court judge in Massachusetts, 1937-55; died in office 1955. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Catholic Order of Foresters. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., August 2, 1955 (age 62 years, 164 days). Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery, West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Higgins and Winifred (Gilligan) Higgins; married, November 19, 1927, to Eleanor G. McNamara.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Ernest Frederick Hollings (1922-2019) — also known as Ernest F. Hollings; Fritz Hollings; "Foghorn Leghorn" — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., January 1, 1922. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1949-55; Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina, 1955-59; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1956, 1996, 2000, 2004; Governor of South Carolina, 1959-63; U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1966-2005; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1984. Lutheran. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Sertoma. Died April 6, 2019 (age 97 years, 95 days). Burial location unknown.
  Cross-reference: Richard M. Miles
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books by Ernest Hollings: Making Government Work (2008)
  Augustus S. Hughes (1872-1942) — of Seneca Falls, Seneca County, N.Y. Born in Seneca Falls, Seneca County, N.Y., 1872. Democrat. Merchant; village president of Seneca Falls, New York, 1910-13; member of New York state assembly from Seneca County, 1913; postmaster at Seneca Falls, N.Y., 1916-21. Catholic. Member, Ancient Order of Hibernians; Knights of Columbus. Died in Seneca Falls, Seneca County, N.Y., July 23, 1942 (age about 70 years). Interment at St. Columbkille Cemetery, Seneca Falls, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of James B. Hughes and Mary (Smith) Hughes; married 1899 to Mary Coleman (died 1935).
  Campaign slogan: "Take Seneca Falls Out of the Mud."
  Charles Francis Hurley (1893-1946) — also known as Charles F. Hurley — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., November 24, 1893. Democrat. Real estate business; served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; Massachusetts state treasurer, 1931-36; Governor of Massachusetts, 1937-39; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1940, 1944. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, American Legion; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Elks; Foresters. Died March 24, 1946 (age 52 years, 120 days). Interment at Cambridge Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of John Joseph Hurley and Elizabeth (Maher) Hurley; married, January 9, 1924, to Marion L. Conley.
  Frank P. Hurley (b. 1900) — of Holyoke, Hampden County, Mass. Born in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., March 9, 1900. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state senate Second Hampden District, 1929-36. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Catholic Order of Foresters. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Hurley and Margaret (Shea) Hurley; married, July 6, 1935, to Maura E. Earls.
  William Kaough (1843-1918) — of Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind. Born in Allen County, Ind., June 24, 1843. Democrat. Postmaster at Fort Wayne, Ind., 1885-89. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Holy Name Society; Elks; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind., December 16, 1918 (age 75 years, 175 days). Interment at Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Nicholas Kaough (1800-1868) and Margaret (Brown) Kaough (1823-1903).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Augustine Bernard Kelley (1883-1957) — also known as Augustine B. Kelley — of Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa. Born in New Baltimore, Somerset County, Pa., July 9, 1883. Democrat. Owner and operator of coal mines; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1941-57 (28th District 1941-45, 27th District 1945-53, 21st District 1953-57); died in office 1957. Member, Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., November 20, 1957 (age 74 years, 134 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Abraham Francis Kelley and Mary Elizabeth (Kegg) Kelley; married, June 24, 1913, to Ella Marie Bates.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Peter T. King (b. 1944) — of Seaford, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 5, 1944. Republican. Lawyer; Nassau County Comptroller, 1981-93; U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1993-; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1996. Catholic. Member, Ancient Order of Hibernians; Sons of Italy; Knights of Columbus; American Legion. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
William Kirnan William Kirnan (b. 1880) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 4, 1880. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; member of New York state assembly from Kings County 7th District, 1931-41; resigned 1941; member of New York state senate, 1941-46 (5th District 1941-44, 13th District 1945-46). Catholic. Member, Holy Name Society; Royal Arcanum; Ancient Order of Hibernians; United Spanish War Veterans; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Thomas Joseph Lane (1898-1994) — also known as Thomas J. Lane — of Lawrence, Essex County, Mass. Born in Lawrence, Essex County, Mass., July 6, 1898. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1927-38; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1939-41; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 7th District, 1941-63; defeated, 1962; member of Massachusetts Governor's Council, 1965-70. Member, Elks; Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died in Lawrence, Essex County, Mass., June 14, 1994 (age 95 years, 343 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, North Andover, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Lane and Mary (Cahill) Lane.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Thomas Francis Locke (b. 1885) — also known as Thomas F. Locke — of Biddeford, York County, Maine. Born in Cork, Ireland, September 25, 1885. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Biddeford, Maine, 1920; candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1930. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Michael Locke and Anna (Mulcahey) Locke; married, September 28, 1915, to Annie F. Dunn.
  Edward V. Loughlin (1894-1969) — also known as Ed Loughlin — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 27, 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 14th District, 1933; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936 (alternate), 1944, 1964; leader of New York County Democratic Party, 1944-47. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, American Legion; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died, in Brookhaven Memorial Hospital, East Patchogue, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y., November 18, 1969 (age 75 years, 264 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Madge Lessing.
  George Perry Mahoney (b. 1901) — also known as George P. Mahoney — of Owings Mills, Baltimore County, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., December 16, 1901. Engineer; construction executive; real estate developer; member of Democratic National Committee from Maryland, 1950; Democratic candidate for Governor of Maryland, 1950, 1954, 1962, 1966; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964; candidate for U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1952 (Democratic), 1956 (Democratic), 1958 (Democratic), 1968 (American Independent), 1970 (Democratic primary). Member, Ancient Order of Hibernians; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Elks; Moose. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William D. Mahoney and Matilda (Cook) Mahoney; married, November 24, 1927, to Abigail Catherine O'Donnell (died 1963); married, February 14, 1968, to Ann Matilda Fagg.
  John C. Mahoney (1881-1946) — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Cork, Ireland, March 22, 1881. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1911-14; mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1932-35; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1932 (alternate), 1940. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Elks; Eagles; Lions. Died July 12, 1946 (age 65 years, 112 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Cornelius Mahoney and Mary (Foley) Mahoney; married, November 25, 1914, to Mary G. O'Connor.
  Francis Thomas Maloney (1894-1945) — also known as Francis T. Maloney — of Meriden, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Meriden, New Haven County, Conn., March 31, 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; newspaper city editor; insurance agent; member of Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee, 1928-30; mayor of Meriden, Conn., 1930-33; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1933-35; U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1935-45; died in office 1945; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1936, 1940, 1944 (speaker). Catholic. Member, American Legion; Elks; Moose; Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died, following a heart attack, at the Meriden Hospital, Meriden, New Haven County, Conn., January 16, 1945 (age 50 years, 291 days). Interment at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Meriden, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Maloney and Grace (Hickey) Maloney; married 1918 to Martha Herzig.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frederick William Mansfield (1877-1958) — also known as Frederick W. Mansfield — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in East Boston, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 26, 1877. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during the Spanish-American War; pharmacist; lawyer; Democratic candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1910 (primary), 1916, 1917; Massachusetts state treasurer, 1914-15, 1941; defeated, 1914; mayor of Boston, Mass., 1934-38; defeated, 1929. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Bar Association; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Knights of Columbus; Foresters; United Spanish War Veterans. Died, in St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., November 6, 1958 (age 81 years, 225 days). Interment at Holyhood Cemetery, Brookline, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Michael Read Mansfield and Catherine (McDonough) Mansfield; married, June 29, 1904, to Helena Elizabeth Roe; father of Walter Roe Mansfield (1911-1987).
  John A. Martin (b. 1870) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., March 10, 1870. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Improved Order of Heptasophs; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Knights of Equity; Knights of Columbus. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Martin and Margaret (Gallagher) Martin.
  Martin G. McCue (b. 1875) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born February 18, 1875. Democrat. Hotel-keeper; laundry supply business; real estate agent; member of New York state assembly, 1907-20 (New York County 16th District 1907-17, New York County 12th District 1918-20); member of New York state senate 16th District, 1921; resigned 1921; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928, 1932. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Foresters; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Burial location unknown.
  Brian McDermott — of Wallingford, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state senate 34th District, 1995-. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Elks; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Still living as of 2002.
  Peter J. McGarry (b. 1871) — of Long Island City, Queens, Queens County, N.Y.; Blissville, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in County Roscommon, Ireland, 1871. Democrat. Real estate agent; member of New York state assembly from Queens County 2nd District, 1914-18; member of New York state senate 3rd District, 1919-26. Irish ancestry. Member, Ancient Order of Hibernians; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  James Howard McGrath (1903-1966) — also known as J. Howard McGrath — of Central Falls, Providence County, R.I.; Providence, Providence County, R.I.; Narragansett, Washington County, R.I.; South Kingstown, Washington County, R.I. Born in Woonsocket, Providence County, R.I., November 28, 1903. Democrat. Lawyer; real estate and insurance business; vice-chair of Rhode Island Democratic Party, 1928-30; Rhode Island Democratic state chair, 1930-34; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1932, 1936, 1944 (chair, Committee on Permanent Organization; member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee; speaker), 1948 (speaker), 1952, 1960, 1964; U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island, 1934-40; Governor of Rhode Island, 1941-45; resigned 1945; U.S. Solicitor General, 1945-46; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1947-49; defeated in primary, 1960; Chairman of Democratic National Committee, 1947-49; U.S. Attorney General, 1949-52. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; Grange; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Elks; Moose; Eagles; Kiwanis; Urban League; American Judicature Society; Foresters; Royal Arcanum. Died, apparently of a heart attack, in Narragansett, Washington County, R.I., September 2, 1966 (age 62 years, 278 days). Interment at St. Francis Cemetery, Pawtucket, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of James J. McGrath and Ida (May) McGrath; married, November 28, 1929, to Estelle A. Cadorette (daughter of Joseph Cadorette (1893?-1934)).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  John F. McGrath (b. 1881) — of Massachusetts. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., January 10, 1881. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1907; candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 4th District, 1918, 1920. Catholic. Member, Ancient Order of Hibernians; Knights of Columbus. Burial location unknown.
  Joseph McLaughlin (1867-1926) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Burt, County Donegal, Ireland, June 9, 1867. Republican. Real estate business; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1917-19, 1921-23 (3rd District 1917-19, at-large 1921-23). Irish ancestry. Member, Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died November 21, 1926 (age 59 years, 165 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, Pa.
  Relatives: Married to Eleanor Driscoll.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Charles J. Melton (b. 1917) — of Bay Shore, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Somerville, Somerset County, N.J., December 25, 1917. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; retail liquor dealer; member of New York state assembly 3rd District, 1966-68. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Rotary; American Legion; Disabled American Veterans. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Eileen O'Rourke.
  Joseph N. Mondello (b. 1938) — of Levittown, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y.; Westbury, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., 1938. Republican. Lawyer; chair of Nassau County Republican Party, 1984-; member of Republican National Committee from New York, 1992-2004; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1996, 2008 (delegation chair); New York Republican state chair, 2006-09. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Member, Sons of Italy; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Knights of Columbus; Kiwanis; Lions; Disabled American Veterans; American Legion; Amvets; Reserve Officers Association. Still living as of 2011.
  Relatives: Married to Linda Elizabeth Crabtree (1938?-).
Cornelius C. Moore Cornelius Curran Moore (1884-1970) — also known as Cornelius C. Moore — of Newport, Newport County, R.I. Born in Newport, Newport County, R.I., December 27, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1936, 1940, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee); president, Newport National Bank, 1950-61. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Knights of Columbus; Phi Alpha Delta; Elks. Died in Newport, Newport County, R.I., August 11, 1970 (age 85 years, 227 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Joseph Moore and Katherine Mary Moore.
  Image source: Newport Daily News, August 11, 1970
  J. P. Moran (b. 1887) — also known as Red Moran — of Turtle Creek, Allegheny County, Pa. Born March 12, 1887. Democrat. Machinist; candidate for burgess of Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania, 1933; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 16th District, 1935-46, 1949-56. Member, Moose; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Moran and Mary E. (O'Brien) Moran; married to Nora Devlin.
  James F. Munnelly (b. 1922) — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born in Omaha, Douglas County, Neb., February 22, 1922. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1964; member of Nebraska railway commission 2nd District, 1967-. Member, Eagles; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  John J. Murray (b. 1914) — of Forest Hills, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Turtle Creek, Allegheny County, Pa., September 15, 1914. Democrat. Justice of the peace; production coordinator, Westinghouse Electric Corporation; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 16th District, 1953-60; defeated, 1964. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Ancient Order of Hibernians. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John A. Murray and Sarah (McGivern) Murray; married to Alice M. Summ.
  Thomas Martin Nolan (b. 1916) — also known as Thomas M. Nolan — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., October 24, 1916. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1969-70; member of Pennsylvania state senate 44th District, 1971-78. Member, United Auto Workers; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Lions; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Michael J. O'Brien, Jr. (b. 1942) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born September 5, 1942. Democrat. Member of Michigan state senate, 1974-98 (8th District 1974, 6th District 1975-82, 5th District 1983-98). Member, Ancient Order of Hibernians. Still living as of 1998.
  Relatives: Son of Michael J. O'Brien; grandson of Thomas Cornelius O'Brien (1879-1951).
  Political family: O'Brien family of Detroit, Michigan.
  Thomas Charles O'Brien (b. 1887) — also known as Thomas C. O'Brien — of Brighton, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Brighton, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., June 19, 1887. Lawyer; member, Massachusetts Board of Parole, 1913-16; district attorney, Suffolk District, 1922-27; candidate for mayor of Boston, Mass., 1925; Union candidate for U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1936; Union candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1936. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Foresters; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Michael O'Brien and Mary (O'Connor) O'Brien; married, September 3, 1913, to Julia M. Hartigan.
  John Joseph O'Connell (1894-1949) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., September 8, 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; accountant; lawyer; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, 1945-49; died in office 1949. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Knights of Columbus. Died December 16, 1949 (age 55 years, 99 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward O'Connell and Mary (Murphy) O'Connell; married, June 22, 1927, to Marie V. Shea.
  Frank D. O'Connor (b. 1909) — of Jackson Heights, Queens, Queens County, N.Y.; Elmhurst, Queens, Queens County, N.Y.; Jamaica, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 20, 1909. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state senate, 1949-52, 1955 (6th District 1949-52, 8th District 1955); defeated, 1952; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1960, 1964; candidate for Governor of New York, 1966. Catholic. Member, Elks; Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians; American Legion; Catholic War Veterans. Burial location unknown.
  Francis X. O'Keefe (b. 1933) — of Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y. Born in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., January 14, 1933. Democrat. Mayor of Glens Falls, N.Y., 1986-93. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Knights of Columbus. Still living as of 1993.
  Presumably named for: Francis Xavier
  James F. Powers (b. 1872) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in St. John's, Newfoundland, October 1, 1872. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1907; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924. Member, Ancient Order of Hibernians. Burial location unknown.
  Charles Melvin Price (1905-1988) — also known as Melvin Price — of East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Ill. Born in East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Ill., January 1, 1905. Democrat. Secretary to U.S. Rep. Edwin M. Schaefer, 1933-43; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1945-88 (22nd District 1945-49, 25th District 1949-53, 24th District 1953-73, 23rd District 1973-83, 21st District 1983-88); died in office 1988. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Amvets; Knights of Columbus; Moose; Eagles; Elks; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died in Camp Springs, Prince George's County, Md., April 22, 1988 (age 83 years, 112 days). Interment at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Belleville, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Joseph M. Reilly (b. 1927) — of Glen Cove, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Born in Glen Cove, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., July 21, 1927. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; school teacher; mayor of Glen Cove, N.Y., 1962-65; member of New York state assembly, 1966-82 (11th District 1966, 7th District 1967-72, 14th District 1973-82). Catholic. Member, American Legion; Knights of Columbus; Holy Name Society; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Still living as of 1982.
  Relatives: Married to Margaret Mary Power.
  John James Rooney (1903-1975) — also known as John J. Rooney — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 29, 1903. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1944, 1952 (alternate), 1964; U.S. Representative from New York, 1944-74 (4th District 1944-45, 12th District 1945-53, 14th District 1953-74). Catholic. Member, Elks; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Knights of Columbus. Died in Washington, D.C., October 26, 1975 (age 71 years, 331 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Frank J. Ryan (b. 1861) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Tipperary, Ireland, March 30, 1861. Democrat. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 11th District, 1911-16, 1919-22; member of Illinois state senate 11th District; elected 1922. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Royal League. Burial location unknown.
  Charles V. Scanlan (b. 1893) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., January 22, 1893. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; member of New York state senate 28th District, 1947-50; defeated, 1950, 1952; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 24th District, 1954, 1958. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas J. Spellacy (1880-1957) — also known as "Long Tom" — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., March 6, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper publisher; member of Connecticut state senate 3rd District, 1907-08, 1911-12; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1912 (alternate; Honorary Vice-President; speaker), 1920, 1924 (delegation chair), 1928, 1936, 1940; U.S. Attorney for Connecticut, 1915-18; candidate for Governor of Connecticut, 1918; candidate for U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1922; member of Democratic National Committee from Connecticut, 1925-29; mayor of Hartford, Conn., 1935-43; defeated, 1912; resigned 1943; defeated, 1945; member of Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee, 1940-41; Connecticut Insurance Commissioner, 1955-57. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Ancient Order of Hibernians; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Foresters of America. Died, of a heart attack, in his room at the Commodore Hotel, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 5, 1957 (age 77 years, 274 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Spellacy and Catharine A. (Bourke) Spellacy; married, November 25, 1903, to Nellie Walsh; married to Elizabeth Gill.
  Jeremiah John Sullivan (1852-1898) — also known as Jeremiah Sullivan — of Ashland, Ashland County, Wis. Born in Charlevoix, Charlevoix County, Mich., September 26, 1852. Democrat. Grocer; postmaster at Ashland, Wis., 1886-89. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died in Ashland, Ashland County, Wis., June, 1898 (age 45 years, 0 days). Interment at St. Agnes Cemetery, Ashland, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Sullivan and Johanna (Ahearne) Sullivan; married, July 17, 1883, to Anna Elizabeth Felden (1860-1953).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John S. Sullivan (1875-1949) — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Thompsonville, Enfield, Hartford County, Conn., December 18, 1875. Democrat. Wholesale and retail fish merchant; mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1936-37; defeated, 1937, 1939; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1940, 1944; candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 4th District, 1942. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Elks; Moose; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Knights of Columbus. Died April 12, 1949 (age 73 years, 115 days). Burial location unknown.
George F. Torsney George F. Torsney (b. 1896) — of Long Island City, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 27, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; trucking and warehousing business; member of New York state assembly from Queens County 2nd District, 1933-37, 1939-42. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Catholic War Veterans; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Thomas Addis Emmet Weadock (1850-1938) — also known as Thomas A. E. Weadock — of Bay City, Bay County, Mich.; Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Ballygarret, County Wexford, Ireland, January 1, 1850. Democrat. Lawyer; Bay County Prosecuting Attorney, 1877-78; mayor of Bay City, Mich., 1883-84; U.S. Representative from Michigan 10th District, 1891-95; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1896; candidate for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1930; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1932; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1933; defeated, 1904, 1928. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., November 18, 1938 (age 88 years, 321 days). Interment at St. Patrick's Cemetery, Bay City, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Lewis Weadock and Mary (Cullen) Weadock; brother of George William Weadock (who married Grace Mary Weadock); married 1874 to Mary E. Tarsney (died 1889; sister of John Charles Tarsney and Timothy Edward Tarsney); married 1893 to Nannie E. Curtiss (died 1927); uncle of George Leo Weadock; granduncle of George William Weadock II (1908-1971).
  Political family: Weadock-Tarsney family of Saginaw, Michigan.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John J. Whalen (1899-1958) — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Born November 28, 1899. Democrat. Funeral director; mayor of Yonkers, N.Y., 1949; defeated, 1949. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died, of a heart attack, while attending a dinner of the Metropolitan Funeral Directors Association, at the Roosevelt Hotel, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 22, 1958 (age 58 years, 359 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Mina Elmore.
  Emmett Whealan (1875-1950) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 4, 1875. Democrat. Printing business; real estate business; Cook County Commissioner, 1919-31; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1928, 1932. Member, Typographical Union; Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died in 1950 (age about 75 years). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Alsip, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of James Whealan and Johanna (Dewey) Whealan; married, November 8, 1905, to Catherine McDonald.
  Charles Malcolm Wilson (1914-2000) — also known as Malcolm Wilson — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y.; Scarsdale, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 26, 1914. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1939-58 (Westchester County 5th District 1939-44, Westchester County 1st District 1945-58); served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1959-73; Governor of New York, 1973-75; defeated, 1974; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1984. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died in New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y., March 13, 2000 (age 86 years, 16 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Herbert Wilson (1872?-?); married, September 6, 1941, to Katharine McCloskey.
  The Governor Malcolm Wilson Tappan Zee Bridge (built 1952-55 as Tappan Zee Bridge; governor's name added 1994; closed 2017; demolished 2019), on the New York Thruway, crossing the Hudson River between Tarrytown and Grand View-on-Hudson, New York, was named for him.
  See also NNDB dossier
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