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  Robert Raymond Barry (1915-1988) — also known as Robert R. Barry — of Bronxville, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Omaha, Douglas County, Neb., May 15, 1915. Republican. President, Plumas Mining Co.; U.S. Representative from New York, 1959-65 (27th District 1959-63, 25th District 1963-65); defeated, 1964. Presbyterian. Member, Farm Bureau; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Alpha Delta Phi. Died in Redwood City, San Mateo County, Calif., June 14, 1988 (age 73 years, 30 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Ralph Barry and Ethel (Tamanosian) Barry; married, July 19, 1945, to Anne Rogers Benjamin.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Richard Joseph Beamish (b. 1869) — also known as Richard J. Beamish — of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa. Born in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa., November 6, 1869. Lawyer; newspaper editor; secretary of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1931-34. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Allen Beamish (1842-1895) and Mary (Loftus) Beamish; married, August 14, 1909, to Maud Weatherly.
  Oscar Edward Bland (1877-1951) — also known as Oscar E. Bland — of Indiana. Born in Greene County, Ind., November 21, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; member of Indiana state senate, 1907-10; U.S. Representative from Indiana 2nd District, 1917-23; defeated, 1910, 1912, 1922; Associate Judge of U.S. Court of Customs Appeals, 1923-47. Member, Elks; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Sigma Nu. Died in Washington, D.C., August 3, 1951 (age 73 years, 255 days). Interment at Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Bland and Arminda (Shipman) Bland; married, June 18, 1902, to Josephine Hanna.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Francis Shunk Brown (b. 1858) — also known as Francis S. Brown — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., June 9, 1858. Lawyer; Democratic candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1900; Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1915-19; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924, 1928. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; American Academy of Political and Social Science. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Brown and Elizabeth (Shunk) Brown; married 1883 to Lizzie Hamm; father of Francis Shunk Brown, Jr.; grandson of Francis Rawn Shunk; great-grandson of William Findlay (1768-1846).
  Political family: Findlay-Brown family of Pennsylvania.
  John T. Buckley — of Utica, Oneida County, N.Y. Born in Utica, Oneida County, N.Y. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly 116th District, 1967-72. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Elks; Jaycees; American Bar Association. Still living as of 1972.
Thomas F. Burchill Thomas Francis Burchill (1882-1955) — also known as Thomas F. Burchill — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Belle Harbor, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 3, 1882. Democrat. Auctioneer; appraiser; insurance business; member of New York state assembly from New York County 3rd District, 1920-24; member of New York state senate 13th District, 1925-38; U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1943-45. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Elks. Died, following a heart attack, in St. Joseph Hospital, Far Rockaway, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., March 26, 1955 (age 72 years, 235 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John Burchill and Mary (Wholey) Burchill; brother of Joseph Burchill (killed in action, World War II); married to Margaret McMahon (c1884-1968).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Gordon W. Burrows (1926-1997) — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y., April 28, 1926. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict; lawyer; legislative assistant, Assemblyman P. Boice Esser, 1959; member of New York state assembly, 1966-88 (97th District 1966, 90th District 1967-82, 84th District 1983-88); Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1989-96. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died of cardiac arrest, at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 10, 1997 (age 70 years, 257 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Josephine Ramirez.
  James Joseph Caffrey (1897-1961) — also known as James J. Caffrey — of Larchmont, Westchester County, N.Y.; Mamaroneck, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., November 29, 1897. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; lawyer; member, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1945-47; chair, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1946-47. Irish ancestry. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died, from a heart attack, in Durban, South Africa, March 4, 1961 (age 63 years, 95 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Joseph Caffrey and Mary (Cahill) Caffrey; married, September 14, 1923, to Janet Keating.
  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.
  Michael Patrick Carroll (b. 1958) — also known as Michael Carroll — of New Jersey. Born in Fayetteville, Cumberland County, N.C., April 8, 1958. Republican. Intern for U.S. Rep. Jack Kemp; aide to N.J. State Sen. John H. Dorsey; lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly 25th District, 1996-. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Federalist Society; Knights of Columbus; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Still living as of 2016.
  Relatives: Son of Maurice C. Carroll and Margaret W. Carroll; married 1983 to Sharon Anderson.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Robert Patrick Casey (1932-2000) — also known as Robert P. Casey; Bob Casey; "Spike" — of Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa. Born in Jackson Heights, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., January 9, 1932. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state senate 22nd District, 1963-68; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1964 (alternate), 1992 (delegation chair); delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1967-68; Pennsylvania state auditor general, 1969-77; candidate for Pennsylvania state treasurer, 1980; Governor of Pennsylvania, 1987-95; defeated in primary, 1966, 1970, 1978. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died, of amyloidosis and complications of prostate cancer, in Mercy Hospital, Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa., May 30, 2000 (age 68 years, 142 days). Interment at St. Catherine's Cemetery, Moscow, Pa.
  Relatives: Father of Patrick Casey and Robert Patrick Casey, Jr. (1960-).
  Political family: Casey family of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
  See also NNDB dossier
  John Joseph Cavanagh (1864-1957) — also known as John J. Cavanagh — of Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in South Norwalk (now part of Norwalk), Fairfield County, Conn., January 16, 1864. Democrat. Hat manufacturer; mayor of South Norwalk, Conn., 1902-03; mayor of Norwalk, Conn., 1908-09; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1928. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn., January 24, 1957 (age 93 years, 8 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lawrence Cavanagh and Margaret (Murphy) Cavanagh; married to Agnes Garvan.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Lloyd Church (c.1890-1948) — also known as "Lulu Lloyd" — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Norfolk, Va., about 1890. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1935-41, 1942-48; resigned 1941; died in office 1948; candidate for New York City Controller, 1941. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Alpha Delta; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Elks; Tammany Hall. Died, from a cerebral hemorrhage, on board the ocean liner President Cleveland, en route from Yokohama to Shanghai, in the North Pacific Ocean, August 2, 1948 (age about 58 years). Interment at Long Island National Cemetery, East Farmingdale, Long Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Father of Lloyd Church, Jr. (Army lieutenant, killed in action in Europe, 1945).
  Martin Thomas Conboy, Jr. (1878-1944) — also known as Martin Conboy — of Riverdale, Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 28, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1933-35. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died, in New York Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 5, 1944 (age 65 years, 190 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Martin Conboy and Bridget (Harlow) Conboy; married, July 31, 1912, to Bertha L. Mason.
  William F. Condon (1897-1972) — also known as "Big Bill" — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y., September 20, 1897. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; deputy sheriff; contractor; member of New York state assembly from Westchester County 5th District, 1928-35; defeated, 1923; member of New York state senate, 1939-64 (26th District 1939-44, 29th District 1945-54, 32nd District 1955-64); defeated, 1964; lobbyist. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks; Eagles; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Modern Woodmen. Died in Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y., March 19, 1972 (age 74 years, 181 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas J. Condon and Bridget Condon; married 1920 to Anne Powers; father of William F. Condon, Jr. (1921-1984); first cousin of John J. Condon.
  Political family: Condon family of Yonkers, New York.
  William F. Condon, Jr. (1921-1984) — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y., July 15, 1921. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; candidate for New York state assembly 98th District, 1965. Irish ancestry. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died in Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Fla., April 25, 1984 (age 62 years, 285 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Anne (Powers) Condon and William F. Condon; first cousin once removed of John J. Condon (1898-1971).
  Political family: Condon family of Yonkers, New York.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Royal S. Copeland Royal Samuel Copeland (1868-1938) — also known as Royal S. Copeland — of Bay City, Bay County, Mich.; Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Suffern, Rockland County, N.Y. Born in Dexter, Washtenaw County, Mich., November 7, 1868. Homeopathic physician; university professor; mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., 1901-03; U.S. Senator from New York, 1923-38; died in office 1938; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1936; candidate in Democratic primary for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1937. Methodist. English ancestry. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Maccabees; Knights of Pythias; Elks; American Public Health Association. Died in Washington, D.C., June 17, 1938 (age 69 years, 222 days). Interment at Mahwah Cemetery, Mahwah, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Roscoe Pulaski Copeland and Frances Jane (Holmes) Copeland (born 1843); married, December 31, 1891, to Mary DePriest Ryan; married, July 15, 1908, to Frances Spalding; nephew of Joseph Tarr Copeland (1813-1893).
  Political family: Copeland family.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Edward T. Corcoran (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.
  Thomas L. J. Corcoran (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.
  John Daniel Crimmins (1844-1917) — also known as John D. Crimmins — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 18, 1844. Democrat. Contractor; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 12th District, 1894; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1896, 1912 (alternate); candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1896 (Gold Democratic), 1908 (Democratic). Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Philanthropist. Died, of pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 9, 1917 (age 73 years, 175 days). Entombed at Corpus Christi Monastery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Crimmins (1812-1901) and Joanna (O'Keefe) Crimmins (1823-1864); brother of Rose Mary Crimmins (1862-1940; who married Morgan Joseph O'Brien (1852-1937)); married to Lily Louise Lalor (1848-1888); uncle of Kenneth O'Brien.
  Political family: Brainard-O'Brien-Crimmins-Mackay family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas Jerome Curran (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
  Harry F. Curvin (1898-1979) — of Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I. Born in Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I., August 21, 1898. Democrat. Painting contractor; member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1931-64; Speaker of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, 1941-64; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1936 (alternate), 1940 (alternate), 1944 (alternate), 1948, 1952 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1960, 1964. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks; Moose; Eagles; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died in May, 1979 (age 80 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James H. Curvin and Mary A. (Gillan) Curvin; married, February 11, 1929, to Josephine U. McVay.
  Edmund J. Delany (1906-1959) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 9, 1906. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 12th District, 1937-42; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 16th District, 1938. Catholic. Member, Tammany Hall; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 16, 1959 (age 53 years, 7 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John A. Delany and Estelle M. Delany.
  Benedict D. Dineen (1890-1958) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 30, 1890. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; Judge, New York Municipal Court, 1928-38; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1940-58; died in office 1958. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; Holy Name Society; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Knights of Columbus. Died, in New York Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 3, 1958 (age 67 years, 277 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Dineen and Margaret (McDonald) Dineen; married 1928 to Mary Smith (1903-1987).
  Thomas F. Donnelly (1863-1924) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 13, 1863. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 32nd District, 1896-98; member of New York state senate 20th District, 1899-1902; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1913-24; died in office 1924. Irish ancestry. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 1, 1924 (age 60 years, 324 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Lester Donnelly (actor).
  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
  Charles D. Donohue (c.1881-1928) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1881. Democrat. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912; member of New York state assembly, 1913-23 (New York County 9th District 1913-17, New York County 5th District 1918-23); Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1924-28; died in office 1928. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died, from acute indigestion, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 5, 1928 (age about 47 years). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  John Joseph Donovan, Jr. (1913-1955) — also known as John J. Donovan, Jr. — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., February 14, 1913. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state senate, 1951-55 (24th District 1951-54, 26th District 1955); died in office 1955. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Federal Bar Association; Knights of Columbus; Delta Theta Phi. Suffered a heart attack, and died a few hours later, in St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 12, 1955 (age 42 years, 26 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. John J. Donovan and Harriet (O'Connor) Donovan.
  James J. Dooling (1893-1937) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 2, 1893. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; leader of Tammany Hall, 1934-37; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936; chair of New York County Democratic Party, 1936. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died, of a stroke, in Belle Harbor, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., July 26, 1937 (age 44 years, 24 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Peter Joseph Dooling (1857-1931) and Mary (Flanagan) Dooling.
Victor J. Dowling Victor James Dowling (1866-1934) — also known as Victor J. Dowling — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 20, 1866. Democrat. Lawyer; law partner of William Q. Titus, 1887-1901; member of New York state assembly from New York County 16th District, 1894; member of New York state senate 18th District, 1901-04; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1904; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1905-31; resigned 1931; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 1st Department, 1911-31. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Stricken with a cerebral hemorrhage in the office of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company, and died soon after, in Harbor Sanitarium, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 23, 1934 (age 67 years, 246 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Denis Dowling and Eliza Fierlants (Faider) Dowling; married, June 16, 1891, to Mary Agnes Ford (died 1920).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: New York Times, March 24, 1934
  Charles J. Druhan (1877-1933) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., August 22, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1926-33; defeated, 1920; died in office 1933. Member, Elks; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 24, 1933 (age 55 years, 275 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas L. Druhan and Marcella (Cummings) Druhan; married to Agnes Dorman (sister of John Jay Dorman (1871?-1953)).
  Harry Michael Durning (1887-1958) — also known as Harry M. Durning — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 22, 1887. Democrat. Stockbroker; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928, 1932, 1936, 1940 (alternate); U.S. Collector of Customs, 1933-53. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died November 9, 1958 (age 70 years, 322 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Philip J. Durning and Anna M. (Feeney) Durning; married, April 17, 1912, to Johanna V. Hayes.
George H. Earle George Howard Earle III (1890-1974) — also known as George H. Earle — of Haverford, Delaware County, Pa.; Bryn Mawr, Montgomery County, Pa. Born in Devon, Chester County, Pa., December 5, 1890. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army on the Mexican border; served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; sugar business; U.S. Minister to Austria, 1933-34; Bulgaria, 1940-41; Governor of Pennsylvania, 1935-39; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1936; candidate for U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1938; member of Democratic National Committee from Pennsylvania, 1939. Episcopalian. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Freemasons; Shriners; Tall Cedars of Lebanon; Elks. Died December 30, 1974 (age 84 years, 25 days). Interment at Church of the Resurrection Cemetery, Bryn Mawr, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of George Howard Earle, Jr. and Catherine Hansell (French) Earle (1859-1937); married, January 20, 1916, to Huberta Potter; great-grandson of Thomas Earle (1800?-?).
  Political family: Earle family of Philadelphia and Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Library of Congress
  William Temple Emmet (1869-1918) — also known as William T. Emmet — of New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y., July 28, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 15th District, 1894; candidate for New York state senate, 1903; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1904, 1912; New York State Superintendent of Insurance, 1912-14; member, New York State Public Service Commission, 1914-18. Irish ancestry. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died, following an attack of angina pectoris, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 4, 1918 (age 48 years, 191 days). Interment at Beechwoods Cemetery, New Rochelle, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Stockton Emmet (1821-1902) and Katherine 'Kitty' (Temple) Emmet (1842-1895); brother of Grenville Temple Emmet; married, June 16, 1896, to Cornelia Booraem Zabriskie (1872-1958); grandson of Robert Emmet; great-grandson of Thomas Addis Emmet; first cousin once removed of William Colville Emmet (1836-1901); second cousin twice removed of Robert Charles Winthrop.
  Political family: Emmet-Morton family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  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
George R. Fearon George Randolph Fearon (1883-1976) — also known as George R. Fearon — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Born in Oneida, Madison County, N.Y., March 12, 1883. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Onondaga County 3rd District, 1916-20; member of New York state senate 38th District, 1921-36; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1932; delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1938. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners; Eagles; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died in Naples, Collier County, Fla., January 2, 1976 (age 92 years, 296 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Fearon (1816-1898) and Anna Elizabeth (Charlow) Fearon; married, November 17, 1909, to Cora Lucy Nichols.
  Cross-reference: George B. Parsons
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  William J. Ferrall — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1963-66 (Kings County 8th District 1963-65, 62nd District 1966); resigned 1966; member of New York state senate, 1966-70 (24th District 1966, 22nd District 1967-70). Catholic. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Catholic War Veterans. Still living as of 1970.
  Relatives: Married to Kathleen T. Delaney.
  James Fitzgerald (1853-1922) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Ireland, October 28, 1853. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 16th District, 1878; member of New York state senate 9th District, 1882-83; general sessions court judge in New York, 1890-98; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1899-1912. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died, from heart disease, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 17, 1922 (age 69 years, 50 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of James Fitzgerald and Delia (O'Halloran) Fitzgerald; married 1888 to Anna Tynan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Smith Flynn (1885-1966) — also known as William S. Flynn — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., August 14, 1885. Democrat. Member of Rhode Island state house of representatives, 1912-14, 1917-22; Governor of Rhode Island, 1923-25; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1936, 1940 (alternate); candidate for U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1924; delegate to Rhode Island state constitutional convention, 1933; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1940. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Knights of Columbus; Elks. Died April 6, 1966 (age 80 years, 235 days). Burial location unknown.
  Eugene Lester Garey (1891-1953) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Mt. Kisco, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 28, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; director, Butte Copper and Zinc Co. (mining); delegate to New York state constitutional convention 13th District, 1938. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died May 20, 1953 (age 61 years, 265 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Eugene Francis Garey and Ellen Frances (O'Boyle) Garey; married 1923 to Margaret Kashner.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph Harold Grady (b. 1917) — also known as J. Harold Grady — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pa., February 27, 1917. Mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1959-62; state court judge in Maryland, 1962. Catholic. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Knights of Columbus. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  William F. Hagarty (1877-1950) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, June 30, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; member, board of managers, Holy Family Hospital; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1923-47; defeated, 1921; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 2nd Department, 1927-47. Catholic. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Catholic Lawyers Guild. Died, in Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 30, 1950 (age 72 years, 214 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Cornelius E. Hagarty and Julia A. (Leary) Hagarty; married 1942 to Mary E. McGrath.
  Edmond Martin Hanrahan (b. 1905) — also known as Edmond M. Hanrahan — of West Brightwaters, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Cortland, Cortland County, N.Y., August 14, 1905. Democrat. Lawyer; member, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1946-49; chair, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1948-49; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1952; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1956. Catholic. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Martin Hanrahan and Mary (Gorman) Hanrahan; married, September 6, 1934, to Ethel M. Byrne.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Lamar Hardy (1879-1950) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Meridian, Lauderdale County, Miss., May 29, 1879. Democrat. Lawyer; Corporation Counsel, New York City, 1915-17; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1935-38. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Phi Delta Theta. Died, in New York Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., August 18, 1950 (age 71 years, 81 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Capt. William Harris Hardy and Harriet 'Hattie' (Lott) Hardy; married, October 1, 1914, to Micheline Michel.
  Martin John Kennedy (1892-1955) — also known as Martin J. Kennedy — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 29, 1892. Democrat. Real estate and insurance business; vice-president, Federal Rope Company; member of New York state senate 18th District, 1924-30; U.S. Representative from New York 18th District, 1930-45. Catholic. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Knights of Columbus. Died October 27, 1955 (age 63 years, 59 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Robert K. Killian (1919-2005) — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., September 15, 1919. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; Connecticut state attorney general, 1967-75; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1975-79. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Elks; Knights of Columbus; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., June 25, 2005 (age 85 years, 283 days). Interment at Mt. St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield, Conn.
Timothy A. Leary Timothy A. Leary (d. 1946) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Scitico, Enfield, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 20th District, 1915; municipal judge in New York, 1919; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1933-40. Irish ancestry. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 19, 1946. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Michael Leary and Mary (McCarthy) Leary.
  Image source: New York Times, April 20, 1946
  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.
  Abbot Augustus Low (1889-1963) — also known as A. Augustus Low; Gus Low — of Utica, Oneida County, N.Y.; Sabattis, Hamilton County, N.Y. Born in Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, N.Y., August 1, 1889. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; president, Old Forge Electric Company, 1928-37; president, Utica Gas and Electric Company, 1934-36; executive vice-president, Brooklyn Edison, and vice-president of its successor, Consolidated Edison Company of New York, electric utilities; chair of Hamilton County Republican Party, 1930-42, 1955; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936, 1948, 1952; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 35th District, 1938; Presidential Elector for New York, 1956. Member, American Legion; Sons of the Revolution; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Alpha Delta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 24, 1963 (age 74 years, 115 days). Cremated; ashes scattered in a private or family graveyard, Hamilton County, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Abbot Augustus Low (died 1912) and Marian (Ward) Low; married, August 22, 1912, to Elizabeth Stewart Claflin (divorced 1922); married 1923 to Vahdah Gara Smith; nephew of Seth Low (1850-1916).
  Political family: White-Moffat-Low family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
Richard P. Lydon Richard Paul Lydon (1868-1946) — also known as Richard P. Lydon — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 15, 1868. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1919-38. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Catholic Lawyers Guild; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 8, 1946 (age 77 years, 83 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Henry Lydon and Ellen R. (Buckley) Lydon.
  Image source: New York Times, March 9, 1946
  Walter Aloysius Lynch (1894-1957) — also known as Walter A. Lynch — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County (part now in Bronx, Bronx County), N.Y., July 7, 1894. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 21st District, 1938; U.S. Representative from New York, 1940-51 (22nd District 1940-45, 23rd District 1945-51); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1944, 1948, 1952 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); candidate for Governor of New York, 1950; New York Democratic state chair, 1953; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1955-57; died in office 1957. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; American Bar Association; Catholic Lawyers Guild; Elks; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died, from a heart attack, in Belle Harbor, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., September 10, 1957 (age 63 years, 65 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph B. Lynch and Katherine (Joyce) Lynch; married to Claire R. Mitchell.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Harry Arista Mackey (1869-1938) — also known as Harry A. Mackey — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Susquehanna, Susquehanna County, Pa., June 26, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924; mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1928-32; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1928. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Phi Kappa Psi; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Elks; Eagles; Redmen; Foresters; Patriotic Order Sons of America; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Optimist Club. Died in 1938 (age about 69 years). Interment at West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of George W. Mackey and Isadora (MacCollum) Mackey; married, February 1, 1900, to Ida Boner (1875-1949).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  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.
William McAleer William McAleer (1838-1912) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in County Tyrone, Ireland (now Northern Ireland), January 6, 1838. Democrat. Flour merchant; member of Pennsylvania state senate 2nd District, 1887-90; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1891-95, 1897-1901; defeated, 1900. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died in Germantown, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 19, 1912 (age 74 years, 104 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Cheltenham, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
  Frank J. McCourt (1935-2004) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in New London, New London County, Conn., September 17, 1935. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1963-67; member of Maryland state senate District 8, 1967-70. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died in 2004 (age about 68 years). 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
  Richard H. Mitchell (1869-1933) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pa., August 27, 1869. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 35th District, 1898; member of New York state senate 21st District, 1899-1900; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1917-33; died in office 1933. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Freemasons. Suffered a stroke, and died four days later without regaining consciousness, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 12, 1933 (age 63 years, 169 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. James B. Mitchell and Emma (Henry) Mitchell; married, November 15, 1906, to Maud Augusta Riegelman.
  Thomas Francis Murphy (1905-1995) — also known as Thomas F. Murphy — Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 3, 1905. Lawyer; assistant U.S. Attorney; lead prosecutor in two perjury trials of accused Soviet spy Alger Hiss, 1949-50; Police Commissioner, New York City, 1950-51; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 1951-70; took senior status 1970. Irish ancestry. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died, in a nursing home at Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn., October 26, 1995 (age 89 years, 327 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Brother of "Fireman" Murphy (professional baseball player with the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox).
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  E. D. O'Brien (1920-1991) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., June 4, 1920. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1957-72 (Wayne County 3rd District 1957-64, 5th District 1965-72); defeated in primary, 1972. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Amvets; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Freemasons; Eagles. Died in 1991 (age about 71 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1941 to Margaret M. Johnson.
  John Patrick O'Brien (1873-1951) — also known as John P. O'Brien — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., February 1, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1933; defeated, 1933; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936, 1940, 1944. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Knights of Columbus; Elks; Tammany Hall. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 22, 1951 (age 78 years, 233 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick O'Brien and Mary E. (Gibbons) O'Brien; married, October 6, 1908, to Helen E. C. Madigan.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Kenneth O'Brien (1895-1954) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 15, 1895. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928, 1932; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1934-53; appointed 1934. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 20, 1954 (age 58 years, 311 days). Entombed at Corpus Christi Monastery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Morgan Joseph O'Brien and Rose Mary (Crimmins) O'Brien (1862-1940); married 1922 to Katherine Duer Mackay (1900-1971; daughter of Clarence Hungerford Mackay (1874-1938)); nephew of John Daniel Crimmins.
  Political families: Conger-Hungerford family; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Brainard-O'Brien-Crimmins-Mackay family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Hector O'Brien (1904-1997) — also known as Robert H. O'Brien — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Seattle, King County, Wash. Born in Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont., September 15, 1904. Mining engineer; lawyer; member, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1942-44; special assistant to Barney Balaban, president of Paramount Pictures, and director, Paramount International Films; when the companies split in 1949, he became secretary-treasurer of the movie theater chain, United Paramount Theaters; following a merger with American Broadcasting Company, he became financial vice-president of the ABC television network; in 1957, he joined the Loew's movie theater chain as vice-president and treasurer; president of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer movie studio, 1963-69. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Sigma Chi; Phi Delta Phi; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died, of a stroke, in Seattle, King County, Wash., October 6, 1997 (age 93 years, 21 days). Interment somewhere in Butte, Mont.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Grant O'Brien and Margaret (Flanagan) O'Brien; married, August 27, 1927, to Ellen Ford (died 1969).
  Eugene A. Philbin (1857-1920) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 24, 1857. Democrat. Lawyer; New York County District Attorney, 1900; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1913-20; appointed 1913; died in office 1920. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died, of pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 14, 1920 (age 62 years, 264 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Philbin and Eliza (McGoldrick) Philbin; married, June 28, 1887, to Jessie Holladay.
  Cross-reference: John Edmond Hewitt
  N. Taylor Phillips (b. 1868) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 5, 1868. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 9th District, 1898-1900; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912 (alternate), 1916; served in the U.S. Army during World War I. Jewish. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; American Bar Association; Freemasons; Elks; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; American Legion. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Phillips and Miriam (Trimble) Phillips; married, March 9, 1892, to Rosalie Solomons (1870?-?).
Peter A. Quinn Peter Anthony Quinn (1904-1974) — also known as Peter A. Quinn — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 10, 1904. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Bronx County 6th District, 1936-44; U.S. Representative from New York 26th District, 1945-47; defeated, 1946; municipal judge in New York, 1949-55; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1961-74. Catholic. Member, American Arbitration Association; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Knights of Columbus. Died in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., December 23, 1974 (age 70 years, 227 days). Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Hackensack, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Francis Quinn and Margaret Agnes (Manning) Quinn; married, November 14, 1936, to Viola Gertrude Murphy.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  A. Raymond Raff (1865-1947) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 27, 1865. Democrat. Builder; Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 4th District, 1903; candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1920; candidate for mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1923; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924; superintendent of U.S. Mint, Philadelphia, 1934-35; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1935-47; died in office 1947; director, Northwestern National Bank. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 10, 1947 (age 82 years, 227 days). Interment at West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of William Raff and Caroline (Hahn) Raff; married 1889 to Ella Virginia Shinkle (1867-1936).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Alexander I. Rorke (d. 1967) — of New York. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Lawyer; orator; as assistant district attorney for New York County, 1916-21, he prosecuted many cases against left wing political and labor union leaders; Judiciary candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1935. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died, in French Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 27, 1967. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden, Mass.
  Joseph Rowan (1870-1930) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 8, 1870. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 19th District, 1919-21. Irish ancestry. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., August 3, 1930 (age 59 years, 329 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Michael Rowan and Theresa (Lynch) Rowan; married, November 22, 1905, to Cora Cook.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hugh Doggett Scott, Jr. (1900-1994) — also known as Hugh Scott — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Fredericksburg, Va., November 11, 1900. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1941-45, 1947-59 (7th District 1941-45, 6th District 1947-59); defeated, 1944; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1948-49; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1960, 1964, 1972 (delegation chair); speaker, 1956; U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1959-77. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Amvets; Sons of the American Revolution; Lions; Society of the Cincinnati; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Alpha Chi Rho; Tau Kappa Alpha; Patriotic Order Sons of America. Died July 21, 1994 (age 93 years, 252 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Married to Marian Chase.
  Cross-reference: Robert L. Kunzig
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Kenneth Farrand Simpson (1895-1941) — also known as Kenneth F. Simpson — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 4, 1895. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; chair of New York County Republican Party, 1935-40; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936, 1940 (member, Arrangements Committee); U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1941; died in office 1941. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Skull and Bones; American Legion; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died, from a heart attack, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 25, 1941 (age 45 years, 266 days). Interment at Hudson City Cemetery, Hudson, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married 1922 to Helen Louise Knickerbacker Porter.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Samuel Sloan (1817-1907) — of New York. Born in County Down, Ireland (now Northern Ireland), December 25, 1817. Importing business; member of New York state senate 2nd District, 1858-59; president, Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad, 1867-99. Episcopalian or Christian Reformed. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died in Garrison, Putnam County, N.Y., September 22, 1907 (age 89 years, 271 days). Interment at St. Philip's Cemetery, Garrison, N.Y.; statue at Erie-Lackawanna Park, Hoboken, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of William Sloan and Elizabeth (Simpson) Sloan; married, April 8, 1844, to Margaret Elmendorf; grandfather of Gordon Auchincloss (1887?-1943).
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Peter P. Smith (c.1877-1960) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., about 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1933-45; appointed 1933; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court, 1936. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Suffered a heart attack, and died a few hours later, in Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., February 3, 1960 (age about 83 years). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  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.
Robert F. Wagner, Jr. Robert Ferdinand Wagner, Jr. (1910-1991) — also known as Robert F. Wagner, Jr. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 20, 1910. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 16th District, 1938-42; resigned 1942; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1948 (alternate), 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964, 1972 (alternate); borough president of Manhattan, New York, 1950-53; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1954-65; defeated in primary, 1969; candidate for Democratic nomination for Vice President, 1956; candidate for U.S. Senator from New York, 1956; delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1967; U.S. Ambassador to Spain, 1968-69. Catholic. German and Irish ancestry. Member, Elks; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died of heart failure in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 12, 1991 (age 80 years, 298 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Ferdinand Wagner and Margaret Marie (McTague) Wagner (1883-1918); married to Susan Edwards (1909-1964); married 1965 to Barbara Joan Cavanagh (divorced 1971); married 1975 to Phyllis Fraser Cerf (1916-2006); father of Robert Ferdinand Wagner III (1944-1993).
  Political family: Wagner family of Woodside and New York City, New York.
  Cross-reference: Herman Weinkrantz
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Time Magazine, October 1, 1956
  Laughlin Edward Waters (b. 1914) — also known as Laughlin E. Waters — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., August 16, 1914. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of California state assembly, 1946-53; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1948, 1952 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); vice-chair of California Republican Party, 1950-52; California Republican state chair, 1952; member of Republican National Committee from California, 1952; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of California, 1953-61. Member, American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; American Legion; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Phi Alpha Delta. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Joseph Waters and Ida Pauline (Bauman) Waters; married, August 22, 1953, to Voula Davanis.
  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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