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James Joseph CONNOLLY

(1881-1952)

CONNOLLY, James Joseph, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Philadelphia, Pa., September 24, 1881; attended the high schools of that city; member of the Republican State committee; served as financial secretary of the Republican city committee of Philadelphia; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh and to the six succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1921-January 3, 1935); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1934 to the Seventy-fourth Congress and for election in 1936 to the Seventy-fifth Congress; engaged in the real-estate business; also vice president of Philadelphia Transportation Co. and Transit Investment Corp.; died in Philadelphia, Pa., December 10, 1952; interment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Township of Cheltenham, Montgomery County, Pa.

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

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