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Patrick J. CARLEY

(1866-1936)

CARLEY, Patrick J., a Representative from New York; born in County Roscommon, Ireland, February 2, 1866; immigrated to the United States with his parents at an early age; attended the public schools; engaged in the building and construction business; also interested in banking; director of the Bay Ridge Memorial Hospital; elected as a Democrat to the Seventieth and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1927-January 3, 1935); chairman, Committee on Election of President, Vice President, and Representatives (Seventy-second and Seventy-third Congresses); was not a candidate for renomination in 1934; resumed the building and construction business until his retirement; died in Brooklyn, N.Y., February 25, 1936; interment in Calvary Cemetery, Queens County, N.Y.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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