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  Wilhelmina F. Adams (1901-1987) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Key West, Monroe County, Fla., January 31, 1901. Democrat. Florist; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1944, 1964; member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1945-51. Female. Protestant. African ancestry. Member, NAACP; Urban League; Tammany Hall; Order of the Eastern Star. Died in May, 1987 (age 86 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Thomas F. Adams and Mary F. (Peck) Adams.
  Edward J. Ahearn (1891-1934) — also known as Eddie Ahearn — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 15, 1891. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928, 1932; member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1930; member of New York state senate 14th District, 1931-32. Catholic. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, of peritonitis, at Post-Graduate Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., August 23, 1934 (age 43 years, 69 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John Francis Ahearn; brother of William J. Ahearn (1894?-1957).
  Political family: Ahearn family of New York City, New York.
  John Francis Ahearn (1853-1920) — also known as John F. Ahearn — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 18, 1853. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 4th District, 1882; member of New York state senate, 1890-1902 (6th District 1890-93, 8th District 1894-95, 10th District 1896-1902); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1896, 1912, 1916, 1920; borough president of Manhattan, New York, 1904-09; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 11th District, 1915. Irish ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Following an investigation, Gov. Charles Evans Hughes denounced his administration as "flagrantly inefficient and wasteful" and ordered him removed from office as Manhattan Borough President on December 9, 1907. Following a long legal battle, he finally left office in 1909. Died, of pleurisy, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 19, 1920 (age 67 years, 245 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Elizabeth Atwell; father of Edward J. Ahearn and William J. Ahearn (1894?-1957).
  Political family: Ahearn family of New York City, New York.
  William J. Ahearn (c.1894-1957) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born about 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; commissioner of records, New York County Surrogate's Court, 1934; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936, 1940, 1944. Catholic. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, in the Veterans Administration Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 7, 1957 (age about 63 years). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John Francis Ahearn and Elizabeth (Atwell) Ahearn; brother of Edward J. Ahearn (1891-1934); married to Sarah Helen McGuinn.
  Political family: Ahearn family of New York City, New York.
  Benjamin Antin (1884-1956) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Berlinez, Ukraine, August 4, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Bronx County 3rd District, 1921-22; member of New York state senate 22nd District, 1923-30; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; American Jewish Congress; Lions; Tammany Hall; Knights of Khorassan; B'nai B'rith. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 22, 1956 (age 72 years, 79 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Antin and Frances (Schwartzman) Antin; married, August 18, 1918, to Dora Polsky (c.1897-1970).
  Thomas A. Aurelio (c.1892-1973) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1892. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; magistrate; on August 28, 1943, New York County District Attorney Frank S. Hogan charged in a formal statement that Aurelio's nomination by both major parties for Supreme Court had been brought about by gangster and ex-convict Frank Costello, and released the transcript of a telephone conversation in which Aurelio thanked Costello and pledged undying loyalty; his candidacy was repudiated by both parties, but they were unable to remove his name from the ballot; disbarment proceedings were also unsuccessful; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1944-61. Italian ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, probably from a heart attack, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 5, 1973 (age about 81 years). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Ralph Aurelio; married 1931 to Aida Louise Pardi (1906-1999).
  Cross-reference: Bert Stand
  George Gordon Battle (1868-1949) — also known as "Mr. Chairman" — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Edgecombe County, N.C., October 26, 1868. Democrat. Lawyer; law partner of Bartow S. Weeks, H. Snowden Marshall, and James A. O'Gorman; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1916; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920, 1928, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944. Member, Tammany Hall. Watergate conspirator G. Gordon Liddy was named after him. Died, following a heart attack, in a hospital at Fredericksburg, Va., April 29, 1949 (age 80 years, 185 days). Interment at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Turner Westray Battle and Lavinia (Bassett) Daniel Battle; married, April 12, 1898, to Martha Burwell Dabney Bagby (1869-1954).
  Epitaph: "Throughout a long and distinguished career as a greatly beloved and brilliant lawyer in the city of New York, he never failed to defend the helpless and uphold the rights of the poor and oppressed."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  J. Sidney Bernstein (1877-1943) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born May 9, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 31st District, 1906; defeated, 1904; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 19th District, 1915; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1940-43. Jewish. Member, Tammany Hall; Redmen. Died, from a heart attack, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 9, 1943 (age 66 years, 214 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Bernstein and Jeanette Bernstein; married, January 1, 1905, to Idalia Rosenblum.
  Maurice Bloch (c.1891-1929) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1915-29 (New York County 22nd District 1915-17, New York County 16th District 1918-29); died in office 1929; campaign manager for U.S. Senator Robert F. Wagner, 1926. Jewish. Member, B'nai B'rith; Order Brith Abraham; Elks; Odd Fellows; Freemasons; Tammany Hall. Died, from an embolus of the heart, following a appendicitis surgery, in Roosevelt Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 5, 1929 (age about 38 years). Interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married 1923 to Madelaine Neuberger.
  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
  Edward F. Boyle (c.1876-1943) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1876. Democrat. Borough president of Manhattan, New York, 1919; defeated, 1919; resigned 1919; presiding justice of Children's Court (later Domestic Relations Court). Member, Tammany Hall. Died, in St. Clare's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 14, 1943 (age about 67 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1900 to Helen Kennedy (died 1902); married 1906 to Josephine Martin.
  Thomas Joseph Bradley (1870-1901) — also known as Thomas J. Bradley — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 2, 1870. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1897-1901. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, from cirrhosis of the liver, in St. Vincent's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 1, 1901 (age 31 years, 89 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Astor Chanler (1867-1934) — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Barrytown, Dutchess County, N.Y.; Paris, France. Born in Newport, Newport County, R.I., June 11, 1867. Democrat. Explorer; author; member of New York state assembly from New York County 5th District, 1898; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; U.S. Representative from New York 14th District, 1899-1901. Member, Tammany Hall. Injured in an automobile accident in France, 1915, and lost a lower leg. Died in Mentone (Menton), France, March 4, 1934 (age 66 years, 266 days). Interment at Trinity Cemetery, Manhattan, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John Winthrop Chanler and Margaret Astor (Ward) Chanler (1838-1875); brother of Lewis Stuyvesant Chanler (1869-1942); married 1903 to Minnie 'Beatrice' Ashley (actress, comedienne, sculptor); grandnephew of John Jacob Astor III; second great-grandson of John Armstrong, Jr.; second great-grandnephew of Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), James Armstrong and Edward Livingston; third great-grandson of John Armstrong and Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775); fourth great-grandson of Robert Livingston (1688-1775); fourth great-grandnephew of John Livingston and Gilbert Livingston; fifth great-grandson of Robert Livingston the Elder and Robert Livingston the Younger; fifth great-grandnephew of Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); sixth great-grandson of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724); first cousin once removed of William Waldorf Astor; first cousin five times removed of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Robert Gilbert Livingston, Philip Livingston, William Livingston, Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer and James Livingston; first cousin six times removed of Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746) and Philip P. Schuyler; first cousin seven times removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin four times removed of Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston, Henry Brockholst Livingston, Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr., Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847), Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer, Philip Jeremiah Schuyler and Maturin Livingston; second cousin five times removed of Stephanus Bayard, Philip John Schuyler, Stephen John Schuyler, Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792) and Peter Samuel Schuyler; third cousin thrice removed of Stephen Van Rensselaer, Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Henry Walter Livingston, Peter Augustus Jay, Rensselaer Westerlo, Edward Philip Livingston, Philip Schuyler, James Alexander Hamilton, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), William Jay, Gerrit Smith, Charles Ludlow Livingston, Hamilton Fish and Elizabeth Cady Stanton; fourth cousin of Robert Reginald Livingston.
  Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  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).
  Daniel Florence Cohalan (1867-1946) — also known as Daniel F. Cohalan — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Middletown, Orange County, N.Y., December 21, 1867. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1908, 1932; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1911-23; appointed 1911. Irish ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Died November 12, 1946 (age 78 years, 326 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Timothy E. Cohalan (1835-1909) and Ellen (O'Leary) Cohalan (1842-1923); brother of John P. Cohalan (1873-1950) and Denis O'Leary Cohalan; married to Hana O'Leary (1872-1911); married 1915 to Margaret O'Leary (1887-1959).
  Political family: Cohalan family of Woodside and New York City, New York.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph Force Crater (b. 1889) — also known as Joseph F. Crater; "Good Time Joe" — of New York. Born in Easton, Northampton County, Pa., January 5, 1889. Democrat. Lawyer; secretary to Robert F. Wagner, 1920-26; newspapers reported that the two became law partners, but Wagner later denied it; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1930; appointed 1930. Member, Freemasons; Sigma Chi; Tammany Hall. Mysteriously disappeared (probably kidnapped and murdered) on August 6, 1930; his body was never found; he was declared legally dead in 1939.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Ellsworth Crater (1863-1942) and Leila Virginia (Montague) Crater (1865-1951); married 1917 to Stella Mance Wheeler.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
Richard Croker Richard Welsted Croker (1841-1922) — also known as Richard Croker — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; County Dublin, Ireland. Born in Clonakilty, County Cork, Ireland, November 23, 1841. Democrat. Railroad mechanic; charged with the murder of a political enemy in 1874; tried and found not guilty; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1888, 1892. Irish ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Leader of Tammany Hall from 1886 until 1901. Suffered exposure during a snowstorm, was ill for months, and subsequently died, in County Dublin, Ireland, April 29, 1922 (age 80 years, 157 days). Original interment at Glencairn House Grounds, County Dublin, Ireland; reinterment in 1939 at Kilgobbin Cemetery, County Dublin, Ireland.
  Relatives: Son of Eyre Coote Croker (1800-1881) and Frances Laura (Welsted) Croker (1807-1894); married, November 1, 1873, to Elizabeth Frazer (1853-1914); married, November 26, 1914, to Bula Benton Edmonson (1884-1957).
  Cross-reference: Henry Woltman
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, February 1902
Clarkson Crolius Clarkson Crolius (1774-1843) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 30, 1774. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1805-07, 1816-22, 1824-25; Speaker of the New York State Assembly, 1825; colonel in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812. Member, Tammany Hall. Died October 5, 1843 (age 68 years, 340 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Elizabeth Meyer; father of Clarkson Crolius, Jr. (1801-?).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: New York Public Library
  Charles W. Culkin (1872-1962) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 4, 1872. Democrat. New York County Sheriff, 1926-29; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1948, 1952. Catholic. Member, Tammany Hall. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 7, 1962 (age 89 years, 338 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Culkin and Emma Culkin; married 1891 to Margaret Murray; father of Gerald Patrick Culkin (1906-1993).
  Louis A. Cuvillier (1871-1935) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Fairfax County, Va., February 4, 1871. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1907-09, 1911-13, 1920, 1922-33, 1935 (New York County 30th District 1907-09, 1911-13, New York County 20th District 1920, 1922-33, 1935); defeated, 1909 (New York County 30th District), 1920 (New York County 20th District), 1933 (New York County 20th District); died in office 1935; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Member, American Bar Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Tammany Hall. Died, from bronchial pneumonia, in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., May 18, 1935 (age 64 years, 103 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Cuvillier and Jane (Taylor) Cuvillier.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  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.
  John J. Delany (1861-1915) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 26, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; New York City Corporation Counsel, 1904-06; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1911-15; defeated, 1909; died in office 1915. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall; Knights of Columbus. Died, from uremic poisoning, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 14, 1915 (age 54 years, 138 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Carmine G. DeSapio Carmine G. DeSapio (1908-2004) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 10, 1908. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956; leader of Tammany Hall, 1949-61; leader of New York County Democratic Party, 1955; member of Democratic National Committee from New York, 1957; convicted in 1969 on Federal bribery conspiracy charges; served two years in prison. Italian ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, in St. Vincent's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 27, 2004 (age 95 years, 230 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Image source: New York Public Library
  S. Samuel DiFalco (1906-1978) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Italy, July 26, 1906. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate in primary for New York state assembly, 1935; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1949-56; New York County Surrogate, 1957-76. Italian ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Indicted in May 1976, along with Justice Irving Saypol, on official misconduct charges, in connection with an alleged scheme to obtain appraisal and auction commissions for Saypol's son; the charges were later dismissed. Indicted in February 1978 for criminal contempt, in connection with his statements to a grand jury, but died before trial. Died, from a heart attack, while dining with friends at the Columbus Club, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., June 28, 1978 (age 71 years, 337 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, N.Y.
  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.
John T. Dooling John T. Dooling (c.1871-1949) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1871. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 28th District, 1901-03; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 16th District, 1915; director, Staten Island Midway Railway Co.; president, New York City Board of Elections; chief assistant district attorney of New York County; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1932, 1936, 1940; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 18th District, 1938. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, in St. Agnes' Hospital, White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y., November 15, 1949 (age about 78 years). Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Peter Joseph Dooling (1857-1931) — also known as Peter J. Dooling — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 15, 1857. Democrat. Real estate business; member of New York state senate 16th District, 1903-04; U.S. Representative from New York, 1913-21 (16th District 1913-19, 15th District 1919-21); defeated, 1920; member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1930. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, from arteriosclerosis, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 18, 1931 (age 74 years, 245 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Father of James J. Dooling (1893-1937).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
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
  Samuel Fassler (c.1889-1958) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Chernowitz, Austria-Hungary (now Chernivtsi, Ukraine), about 1889. Democrat. President, Fassler Iron Works; New York City Commissioner of Buildings, 1933-37; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1940. Jewish. Member, Tammany Hall. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 3, 1958 (age about 69 years). Interment at Mt. Hebron Cemetery, Flushing, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Ruth Schlanger.
  James Herbert Fay (1899-1948) — also known as James H. Fay — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 29, 1899. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; wounded and lost his left leg; secretary to the president of Bellevue and Allied Hospitals, 1923-29; deputy commissioner of hospitals, 1929-33; U.S. Representative from New York 16th District, 1939-41, 1943-45; defeated, 1934, 1940; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1940; chair of New York County Democratic Party, 1942; insurance and advertising business. Catholic. Member, Tammany Hall; American Legion. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 10, 1948 (age 49 years, 134 days). Interment at Long Island National Cemetery, East Farmingdale, Long Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Hazel De Witt Kelly (1905-1978).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Ferguson — of New York. Mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1815. Member, Tammany Hall. Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  John C. Fitzgerald — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state senate, 1903-06, 1913-14 (11th District 1903-06, 12th District 1913-14); member of New York state assembly from New York County 3rd District, 1912. Irish ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Burial location unknown.
  James A. Foley (b. 1882) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., 1882. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 12th District, 1907-12; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912, 1916; member of New York state senate, 1913-19 (14th District 1913-18, 16th District 1919); delegate to New York state constitutional convention 14th District, 1915; New York County Surrogate; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 16th District, 1938. Member, Tammany Hall. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, June 21, 1919, to Mabel Graham Murphy (daughter of Charles Francis Murphy (1858-1924)).
Isaac V. Fowler Isaac Vanderbeck Fowler (1818-1869) — also known as Isaac V. Fowler — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born August 20, 1818. Democrat. Postmaster at New York City, N.Y., 1853-60; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1860; charged in 1860 with embezzlement as Postmaster; fled to Mexico and Cuba. Member, Tammany Hall. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 29, 1869 (age 51 years, 40 days). Interment at Old Town Cemetery, Newburgh, N.Y.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Leonard A. Giegerich (b. 1855) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in Bavaria, Germany, May 20, 1855. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 12th District, 1887; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 3rd New York District, 1887-90; common pleas court judge in New York, 1891-95; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 8th District, 1894; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1896-1925. Catholic. German ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Tammany Hall. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Leonhard Giegerich and Theresa (Krämer) Giegerich; married, September 6, 1877, to Louise M. Boll.
  Thomas Francis Gilroy (1840-1911) — also known as Thomas F. Gilroy — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Ireland, June 3, 1840. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1888 (alternate), 1896; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1893-94. Irish ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, from apoplexy, in Far Rockaway, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., December 1, 1911 (age 71 years, 181 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Father of Frances E. Gilroy (daughter-in-law of Edward Augustin Maher (1843?-?)).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Charles Goeller (b. 1849) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 23, 1849. Democrat. Lawyer; counsel for banks and breweries; real estate investor; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 9th District, 1894. Member, Tammany Hall. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles J. Goeller and Sophia Goeller; married, April 27, 1882, to Emily Bryan Shotwell.
Thomas F. Grady Thomas Francis Grady (1853-1912) — also known as Thomas F. Grady; Tom Grady; "Silver-Tongued Grady" — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 29, 1853. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 2nd District, 1877-79; member of New York state senate, 1882-83, 1889, 1896-1912 (6th District 1882-83, 1889, 14th District 1896-1912); died in office 1912; Independent Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1886; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1896, 1904. Member, Tammany Hall. In 1883, then-Gov. Grover Cleveland wrote to Tammany leader John Kelly to request that Grady not be renominated to the State Senate; Kelly complied with the Governor's request. In 1908, a police raid on a poolroom revealed betting slips showing that Grady had bet on a horse named Azelina; this detail became a running joke in political cartoons about Mr. Grady. Died in 1912 (age about 58 years). Burial location unknown.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1907
Hugh J. Grant Hugh John Grant (1858-1910) — also known as Hugh J. Grant — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 10, 1858. Democrat. Lawyer; real estate business; New York County Sheriff, 1886-88; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1889-92; defeated, 1884, 1894; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1888, 1892, 1896. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, of acute nephritis or Bright's disease, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 3, 1910 (age 52 years, 54 days). Entombed at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married, April 30, 1895, to Julia M. Murphy (daughter of Edward Murphy, Jr. (1836-1911)).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, November 1897
  Abraham Greenberg (b. 1881) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 22, 1881. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1908, 1913-14 (New York County 31st District 1908, New York County 26th District 1913-14); member of New York state senate 17th District, 1927-28; defeated, 1928. Jewish. Member, Tammany Hall; Elks; Freemasons; Redmen; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Charles Godfrey Gunther (1822-1885) — also known as C. Godfrey Gunther — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., 1822. Democrat. Fur merchant; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1864-66; defeated, 1861; candidate for New York state senate 7th District, 1878; railroad builder; hotel owner. German ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, probably of heart disease, in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 22, 1885 (age about 62 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Christian G. Gunther.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Louis Francis Haffen (1854-1935) — also known as Louis F. Haffen; "Father of the Bronx" — of Melrose, Westchester County (now part of Bronx, Bronx County), N.Y.; Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in Melrose, Westchester County (now part of Bronx, Bronx County), N.Y., November 6, 1854. Democrat. Civil engineer; engineer, New York City Department of Parks, 1883-93; commissioner of street improvement in Annexed Territory (Bronx), 1893-98; borough president of Bronx, New York, 1898-1909; removed 1909; removed from office by Gov. Charles Evans Hughes over maladministration charges, 1909; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 22nd District, 1915; member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1930. Catholic. German and Irish ancestry. Member, Royal Arcanum; Tammany Hall. Died, from arteriosclerosis, in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., December 25, 1935 (age 81 years, 49 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Mathias Haffen and Catharine (Hayes) Haffen; married 1886 to Caroline Kurz.
  Haffen Park, Bronx, New York, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Edward Patrick Hagan (1846-1893) — also known as Edward P. Hagan; Eddy Hagan — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 1, 1846. Democrat. Saloon keeper; member of New York state assembly from New York County 16th District, 1879-80, 1885-89; member of New York state senate 9th District, 1892-93; died in office 1893. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, following a laparotomy for an intestinal obstruction, in Roosevelt Hospital, New York, New York County, N.Y., February 20, 1893 (age 47 years, 19 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Mary (Powell) Hagan; married, July 24, 1877, to Ellen Matthews.
  Peter J. Hamill (c.1886-1930) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1886. Democrat. Lawyer; insurance business; member of New York state assembly, 1916-30 (New York County 2nd District 1916-17, New York County 1st District 1918-30); died in office 1930. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, from complications of appendicitis surgery, in Polyclinic Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 13, 1930 (age about 44 years). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  William Frederick Havemeyer (1804-1874) — also known as William F. Havemeyer — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 12, 1804. Democrat. Sugar refining business; banker; Presidential Elector for New York, 1844; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1845-46, 1848-49, 1873-74; defeated, 1859; died in office 1874. German ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 30, 1874 (age 70 years, 291 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William Havemeyer (1770-1851); married, April 15, 1828, to Sarah Agnes Craig (1807-1894; daughter of Hector Craig); grandfather of William Frederick Havemeyer (1874-1904).
  Political family: Havemeyer-Craig family of New York.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry DeWitt Hotchkiss (1856-1922) — also known as Henry D. Hotchkiss — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., July 2, 1856. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 11th District, 1886; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 9th District, 1894; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1912-22; died in office 1922; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court, 1913-15. Episcopalian. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, of pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 6, 1922 (age 65 years, 247 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Woodlawn Cemetery, Norwalk, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Woodward Hotchkiss and Emma (Burrell) Hotchkiss; married to Alice C. Strong; third cousin twice removed of Luther Hotchkiss; fourth cousin once removed of Elisha Hotchkiss (1778-1858), Elisha Hotchkiss, Jr. and Daniel Frederick Webster.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Samuel F. Hyman (b. 1869) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., 1869. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 30th District, 1900-01; Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 16th District, 1906. Member, Tammany Hall; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Daniel Phoenix Ingraham (1874-1934) — also known as Phoenix Ingraham — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 23, 1874. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1924-34; died in office 1934. Member, Freemasons; Sons of the Revolution; Society of the Cincinnati; Tammany Hall. Died, from a heart attack, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 30, 1934 (age 59 years, 189 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of George Landon Ingraham and Georgina (Lent) Ingraham (1860-1937); grandson of Daniel Phoenix Ingraham; sixth great-grandson of John Leverett; seventh great-grandson of Thomas Willett and William Leete; second cousin four times removed of Benjamin Tallmadge; second cousin five times removed of Pierpont Edwards; third cousin thrice removed of Frederick Augustus Tallmadge (1792-1869).
  Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Keeler-Floyd-Sherman-Bangs family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Floyd-Woodbridge-Edwards family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Kelly (1822-1886) — also known as "Honest John" — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 20, 1822. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 4th District, 1855-58; New York County Sheriff, 1859-62, 1865-67; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1864, 1868, 1872, 1876, 1884; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1868. Member, Tammany Hall. Leader of Tammany Hall for many years. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 1, 1886 (age 64 years, 42 days). Interment at Old St. Patrick's Cathedral, Manhattan, N.Y.
  Cross-reference: Thomas F. Grady
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Michael Joseph Kennedy (1897-1949) — also known as Michael J. Kennedy — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., October 25, 1897. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1939-43; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1940; leader of New York County Democratic Party, 1942. Member, Tammany Hall. Killed in an airplane collision between an Eastern Air Lines DC-4 passenger airliner and a war surplus P-38 fighter plane purchased by Bolivia, near Washington National Airport, Arlington, Arlington County, Va., November 1, 1949 (age 52 years, 7 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Patrick J. Kerrigan (c.1864-1895) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1864. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 19th District, 1894. Catholic. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, from "dropsy" (probably congestive heart failure), in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., December 23, 1895 (age about 31 years). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Aaron Jefferson Levy (1881-1955) — also known as Aaron J. Levy — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 4, 1881. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 4th District, 1908-13; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912; municipal judge in New York, 1913-23; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1924-51. Jewish. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Tammany Hall. Died, following a heart attack, in St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Fla., November 21, 1955 (age 74 years, 140 days). Interment at Mokom Sholom Cemetery, Ozone Park, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Levy and Annie (Bernstein) Levy; married, March 10, 1903, to Libbie Finkelstein.
  Thomas F. McAvoy — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. New York City Deputy Police Commissioner; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1916; candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1916. Member, Tammany Hall. Interment at St. Raymond's Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Father of John V. McAvoy; grandfather of Clifford T. McAvoy (1904-1957).
  Political family: McAvoy family of New York City, New York.
Thomas J. McManus Thomas J. McManus (b. 1864) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 4, 1864. Democrat. Contractor; member of New York state assembly, 1892-93, 1903-05 (New York County 17th District 1892, New York County 18th District 1893, New York County 15th District 1903-05); member of New York state senate 15th District, 1907-12. Irish ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1907
  John Morrissey (1831-1878) — also known as "Old Smoke" — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Tempolemore, County Tipperary, Ireland, February 12, 1831. Democrat. Champion heavyweight boxer of the U.S. in 1852-59; proprietor of gambling houses; U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1867-71; member of New York state senate, 1876-78 (4th District 1876-77, 7th District 1878); died in office 1878. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Died at Adelphi Hotel, Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, N.Y., May 1, 1878 (age 47 years, 78 days). Interment at St. Peter's Cemetery, Troy, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Timothy Morrissey.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John P. Morrissey — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1940, 1944 (alternate); member of New York state assembly, 1942-48 (New York County 16th District 1942-44, New York County 10th District 1945-48); candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 18th District, 1948; member of New York state senate 22nd District, 1957-63. Member, Tammany Hall. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
Charles F. Murphy Charles Francis Murphy (1858-1924) — also known as Charles F. Murphy; "Silent Charlie" — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 20, 1858. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1904, 1912, 1916, 1920; Presidential Elector for New York, 1920; defeated, 1916. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Leader of Tammany Hall from 1902 to 1924. Died April 25, 1924 (age 65 years, 310 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John M. Murphy; father of Mabel Graham Murphy (who married James A. Foley (1882-?)).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, October 1902
  Clarence H. Neal, Jr. (c.1889-1957) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., about 1889. Democrat. Member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1930; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1940, 1944. Member, Tammany Hall. Died in Oceanside, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y., January 16, 1957 (age about 68 years). Burial location unknown.
Irving D. Neustein Irving Daniel Neustein (1901-1979) — also known as Irving D. Neustein — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 30, 1901. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 6th District, 1931-37; member, New York Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board, 1938-41; when his political activities came under investigation by the U.S. Civil Service Commission as violating the Hatch Act, he resigned; though he was no longer a member, his ouster from the appeal board was ordered two years later. Jewish. Member, Freemasons; Tammany Hall. Died, in Jewish Home for the Aged, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 7, 1979 (age 78 years, 7 days). Burial location unknown.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
Lewis Nixon Lewis Nixon (1861-1940) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Leesburg, Loudoun County, Va., April 7, 1861. Democrat. Designed battleships for the U.S. Navy; later, proprietor of shipyards; president or owner of manufacturing firms; leader of Tammany Hall in 1901-02; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1900, 1904, 1908, 1912 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee; speaker), 1920, 1924, 1932. Member, Tammany Hall. Died September 23, 1940 (age 79 years, 169 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, Leesburg, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Joel Lewis Nixon and Mary Jane (Turner) Nixon.
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, February 1902
  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
  Morgan Joseph O'Brien (1852-1937) — also known as Morgan J. O'Brien — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 28, 1852. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1888-1906; resigned 1906; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 1st Department, 1896-1906; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912, 1920, 1924; candidate for delegate to New York state constitutional convention at-large, 1914; Presidential Elector for New York, 1932. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, from pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., June 16, 1937 (age 85 years, 49 days). Entombed at Corpus Christi Monastery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Mary Ann (Burke) O'Brien (1815-1889) and Morgan Joseph O'Brien (1820-1871); married to Rose Mary Crimmins (1862-1940; sister of John Daniel Crimmins); father of Kenneth O'Brien (1895-1954).
  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
  James Aloysius O'Gorman (1860-1943) — also known as James A. O'Gorman — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 5, 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; law partner of George Gordon Battle and H. Snowden Marshall; district judge in New York, 1893-99; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1896, 1912 (speaker; member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1916; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1900-11; U.S. Senator from New York, 1911-17. Catholic. Member, Tammany Hall; American Bar Association. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 17, 1943 (age 83 years, 12 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas O'Gorman and Ellen (Callan) O'Gorman; married, January 2, 1884, to Anne M. Leslie; father of May O'Gorman (who married Dudley Field Malone); uncle of Edith Stanton (who married Thomas L. J. Corcoran (1908?-1955)).
  Political family: O'Gorman-Malone family of New York City, New York.
  Cross-reference: Frank Oliver
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  James Oliver — also known as "Paradise Park Jimmie" — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly, 1884-85, 1898, 1906-11 (New York County 2nd District 1884-85, 1898, New York County 6th District 1906, New York County 3rd District 1907-11). Member, Tammany Hall. Burial location unknown.
  George W. Olvany — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928, 1932, 1936, 1940; Presidential Elector for New York, 1932. Member, Tammany Hall. Leader of Tammany Hall. Burial location unknown.
  Cross-reference: Elmer F. Quinn
  James O'Neil (d. 1872) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 9th District, 1871. Catholic. Member, Tammany Hall. Died in 1872. Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Harry E. Oxford (b. 1866) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in England, 1866. Democrat. Real estate business; member of New York state assembly, 1902-03, 1913 (New York County 6th District 1902-03, New York County 3rd District 1913); delegate to New York state constitutional convention 12th District, 1915. Member, Tammany Hall. Burial location unknown.
  Henry D. Purroy (1848-1903) — of Fordham, New York, New York County (now Bronx, Bronx County), N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 27, 1848. Democrat. Lawyer; led the New York City Fire Department in 1885-93, and brought many innovations; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1892, 1896; New York County Clerk, 1893. Spanish and Irish ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Died in Saratoga, Saratoga County, N.Y., August 22, 1903 (age 54 years, 360 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of John B. Purroy; uncle of John Purroy Mitchel (1879-1918).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
Daniel J. Riordan Daniel Joseph Riordan (1870-1923) — also known as Daniel J. Riordan — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 7, 1870. Democrat. Real estate and insurance business; U.S. Representative from New York, 1899-1901, 1906-23 (8th District 1899-1901, 1906-13, 11th District 1913-23); died in office 1923; member of New York state senate 10th District, 1903-06; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920. Catholic. Member, Tammany Hall. Died in Washington, D.C., April 28, 1923 (age 52 years, 295 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Michael Riordan and Margaret (Horrigan) Riordan; married, June 28, 1899, to Edith M. Caldwell.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: New York Times, October 23, 1898
  William Hepburn Russell (b. 1857) — of Hannibal, Marion County, Mo.; Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Hannibal, Marion County, Mo., May 17, 1857. Democrat. Newspaper editor; lawyer; general attorney, Louisville, New Albany and Chicago Railroad; Presidential Elector for Tennessee, 1892. Member, Tammany Hall. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel L. Russell and Matilda (Richmond) Russell; married, June 23, 1880, to Mary Gushert.
  Jeremiah F. Ryan (1882-1948) — also known as Jere F. Ryan — of Bayside, Queens, Queens County, N.Y.; Auburndale, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., 1882. Democrat. Engineer; building contractor; automobile dealer; member of New York state assembly from Queens County 4th District, 1926-28; defeated, 1928; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1932; New York City Commissioner of Markets, 1933-34. Catholic. Member, Tammany Hall; Moose; Elks; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died, in Flushing Hospital, Flushing, Queens, Queens County, N.Y., April 2, 1948 (age about 65 years). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Jeremiah Ryan and Catherine (Kane) Ryan.
  Isaiah Rynders (d. 1885) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1860. Member, Tammany Hall. Leader of the notorious "Five Points Gang" in New York City. Died, of apoplexy (stroke), in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 20, 1885. Burial location unknown.
  Alfred Edward Santangelo (1912-1978) — also known as Alfred E. Santangelo — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 4, 1912. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state senate 22nd District, 1947-50, 1953-56; defeated, 1950; U.S. Representative from New York 18th District, 1957-63; defeated, 1962; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1960; candidate for delegate to New York state constitutional convention 33rd District, 1966. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall; Alpha Phi Delta; Knights of Columbus. Died in Orlando, Orange County, Fla., March 30, 1978 (age 65 years, 299 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John Godfrey Saxe — also known as John G. Saxe — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Lawyer; member of New York state senate 17th District, 1911-12; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 16th District, 1915; elected (Wet) delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment 1933, but did not serve. Member, Tammany Hall. Burial location unknown.
  Augustus Schell (1812-1884) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, N.Y., August 1, 1812. Democrat. Lawyer; director or trustee of several railroad companies; New York Democratic state chair, 1853-55; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1856, 1860, 1876 (speaker); U.S. Collector of Customs, 1857-61; member of Democratic National Committee from New York, 1872-76; Chairman of Democratic National Committee, 1872-76; candidate for New York state senate 7th District, 1877; candidate for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1878. German and Dutch ancestry. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Kappa Alpha Society; Tammany Hall. Died, from complications of Bright's disease, in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 27, 1884 (age 71 years, 239 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Brother of Richard Schell (1810-1879).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Joseph Schulum, Jr. (d. 1906) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Cigar manufacturer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 12th District, 1896-98. German ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Tammany Hall. Died, of pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 4, 1906. Interment at Salem Fields Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Schulum.
John C. Sheehan John C. Sheehan — of New York. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1896. Member, Tammany Hall. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, September 1897
  Lorenzo Bingham Shepard (1821-1856) — also known as Lorenzo B. Shepard — of New York. Born in Cairo, Greene County, N.Y., May 27, 1821. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1846; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1849-50; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1852, 1856; New York County District Attorney, 1854; New York City Corporation Counsel, 1855-56. Member, Tammany Hall. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 18, 1856 (age 35 years, 114 days). Original interment at New York City Marble Cemetery, Manhattan, N.Y.; reinterment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of David Shepard; married, July 5, 1842, to Lucy Morse; father of Edward Morse Shepard (1850-1911).
  Epitaph: "This monument Is erected by the voluntary subscriptions of Citizens who valued him as a public officer, of Associates and Clients Who trusted him as a Counsellor, of Friends who loved him as a man, Just, generous and true, In all the relations of Life."
  See also Wikipedia article
  Earl A. Smith (1876-1938) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Lawrence, Essex County, Mass., December 14, 1876. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1917-19 (New York County 23rd District 1917, New York County 22nd District 1918-19); magistrate. Member, Elks; Knights of Columbus; Tammany Hall. Died, in St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 28, 1938 (age 61 years, 349 days). Interment somewhere in Milford, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of George H. Smith and Elizabeth (Hart) Smith; married 1906 to Florence Rochotte.
  Thomas Francis Smith (1865-1923) — also known as Thomas F. Smith — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 24, 1865. Democrat. Delegate to New York state constitutional convention 15th District, 1915; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1916, 1920; U.S. Representative from New York, 1917-21 (15th District 1917-19, 16th District 1919-21). Member, Tammany Hall. Died in a taxicab accident in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 11, 1923 (age 57 years, 261 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Frederick Smyth (1832-1900) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in County Galway, Ireland, 1832. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1876; Presidential Elector for New York, 1876; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1896-1900; died in office 1900. Episcopalian; later Catholic. Member, Tammany Hall. Suffered a debilitating attack of vertigo, from which he never completely recovered, contracted pneumonia, and died, in the Dennis Hotel, Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J., August 18, 1900 (age about 68 years). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
William Sohmer William Sohmer (b. 1852) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Germany, May 26, 1852. Democrat. Real estate and insurance business; member of New York state assembly from New York County 10th District, 1890-92, 1904; New York County Clerk, 1898; member of New York state senate 12th District, 1907-08; New York state comptroller, 1911-14; defeated, 1914; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912. German ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1907
  Francis Spies, Jr. (1840-1893) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 10, 1840. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; commission merchant; Portland cement importer; Vice-Consul for Honduras in New York, N.Y., 1887-93. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Tammany Hall. Died from a self-inflicted gunshot, in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 21, 1893 (age 53 years, 42 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Spies (1810-1860) and Amanda Maria (Harding) Spies (1811-1870); married 1869 to Amelia L. Schwarzwaelder (1840-1904).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bert Stand — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952; executive deputy commissioner and secretary of the New York State Athletic Commission, which regulated professional boxing; forced to resign in August 1943, following disclosure by New York County District Attorney Frank S. Hogan that Stand had helped gangster and "slot machine king" Frank Costello in obtain a Supreme Court nomination for Thomas A. Aurelio. Member, Tammany Hall. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Max David Steuer (1871-1940) — also known as Max D. Steuer — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Hungary, September 6, 1871. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1916, 1932, 1936; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 19th District, 1938. Jewish. Member, Tammany Hall; American Bar Association; B'nai B'rith. Died, from a heart attack, on the porch of the Wentworth Hall Hotel, Jackson, Carroll County, N.H., August 21, 1940 (age 68 years, 350 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Aaron Steuer and Dinah (Goodman) Steuer; married, December 14, 1897, to Bertha Popkin; father of Aron Leonard Steuer and Ethel Steuer (1900-1966; who married Henry Epstein (1895-1961)).
  Political family: Steuer family of New York City, New York.
Christopher D. Sullivan Christopher Daniel Sullivan (1870-1942) — also known as Christopher D. Sullivan — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 14, 1870. Democrat. Real estate business; member of New York state senate, 1907-16 (13th District 1907-08, 11th District 1909-16); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1916, 1924 (alternate), 1928, 1940; U.S. Representative from New York 13th District, 1917-41; leader of New York County Democratic Party, 1940-41. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Tammany Hall. Died, of a heart attack, in his office at the Second Assembly District Tammany Club, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., August 3, 1942 (age 72 years, 20 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Nell Donohue (died 1910).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: New York Red Book 1907
  John M. Tierney (1860-1936) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 14, 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; general counsel, Union Railway Company, 1893; municipal judge in New York, 1898-1915; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1916-29. Catholic. Member, Tammany Hall; Knights of Columbus; Elks. Died, from "grip" (influenza), in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., February 20, 1936 (age 75 years, 129 days). Interment at St. Raymond's Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Launcelot J. Tierney and Elizabeth (Welch) Tierney.
  Robert Lee Tudor (b. 1874) — also known as Robert L. Tudor — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Virginia, 1874. Democrat. Telegrapher; railway station agent; publishing business; member of New York state assembly from New York County 14th District, 1913-17. Member, Tammany Hall. Interment at Tudor Family Cemetery, Critz, Va.
Robert A. Van_Wyck Robert Anderson Van Wyck (1849-1918) — also known as Robert A. Van Wyck — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., July 20, 1849. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1898-1901; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1904. Member, Tammany Hall. Died in Paris, France, November 30, 1918 (age 69 years, 133 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William Van Wyck; brother of Augustus Van Wyck (1850-1922); married to Kate E. Hertle.
  The Van Wyck Expressway (opened 1963), in Queens, New York, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, November 1897
  Isaac Leggett Varian (1793-1864) — also known as Isaac L. Varian — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 25, 1793. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1831-33; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1839-41; member of New York state senate 1st District, 1842-45. Member, Tammany Hall. Died in Peekskill, Westchester County, N.Y., August 10, 1864 (age 71 years, 46 days). Interment at New York City Marble Cemetery, Manhattan, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married 1811 to Catharine Hopper Dusenbury (1789-1870).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bartow Sumter Weeks (1861-1922) — also known as Bartow S. Weeks — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Round Hill, Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn., April 25, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; law partner of George Gordon Battle and H. Snowden Marshall; candidate for New York state senate 15th District, 1898; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1913, 1914-22; appointed 1913; defeated, 1913; appointed 1914; died in office 1922. Member, Tammany Hall; Alpha Delta Phi; Sons of the Revolution. Died in Miami Beach, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla., February 3, 1922 (age 60 years, 284 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Astor Weeks (1822-1891) and Aletha (White) Weeks (1826-1901); married 1900 to Antoinette Mataran (died 1900); married 1901 to Emma B. Sears (1863-1917); married 1918 to Josephine (de Martigny) Smith (c.1878-1939).
Joseph C. Wolff Joseph C. Wolff (b. 1849) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Besancon, France, January 9, 1849. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 16th District, 1893; member of New York state senate 11th District, 1894-95. Jewish. Member, Tammany Hall; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Grand Army of the Republic. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: New York State Legislative Souvenir (1893)
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