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Daniel Francis MINAHAN

(1877-1947)

MINAHAN, Daniel Francis, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Springfield, Ohio, August 8, 1877; attended Stevens Institute Preparatory School and Seton Hall College, South Orange, N.J.; superintendent of work for his father, who was a contractor; mayor of Orange, N.J., from May 1914 until August 1919, when he resigned; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1919-March 3, 1921); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1920 to the Sixty-seventh Congress; again elected to the Sixty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1923-March 3, 1925); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1924 to the Sixty-ninth Congress and for election in 1930 to the Seventy-second Congress; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1928; engaged in land development and resided in East Orange, N.J., until his death on April 29, 1947; interment in St. John’s Cemetery, Orange, N.J.

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

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