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Eugene Francis KINKEAD

(1876-1960)

KINKEAD, Eugene Francis, a Representative from New Jersey; born while his parents were on a visit abroad, in Buttevant, County Cork, Ireland, March 27, 1876; attended parochial schools in Jersey City, N.J., and was graduated from Seton Hall, South Orange, N.J., in 1895; president of the Jersey Railway Advertising Co. and the Orange Publishing Co.; president of the board of aldermen of Jersey City, N.J., in 1898; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-first, Sixty-second, and Sixty-third Congresses and served from March 4, 1909, until February 4, 1915, when he resigned; sheriff of Hudson County, N.J., 1915-1917; commissioned major of the military intelligence division of the American forces during the First World War and stationed at the War College, Washington, D.C.; chairman of the executive committee of Colonial Trust Co., New York City, 1929-1960; died in South Orange, N.J., September 6, 1960; interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hanover, N.J.

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

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