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Patrick Henry MOYNIHAN

(1869-1946)

MOYNIHAN, Patrick Henry, a Representative from Illinois; born in Chicago, Ill., September 25, 1869; attended the public schools and St. Patrick’s High School in Chicago, Ill.; engaged in the publishing and printing business and also in the coal business; member of the city council of Chicago 1901-1909; member of the Illinois State Commerce Commission 1921-1929, serving as chairman in 1928 and 1929; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-third Congress (March 4, 1933-January 3, 1935); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1934 to the Seventy-fourth Congress, for election in 1936 to the Seventy-fifth Congress, and in 1940 to the Seventy-seventh Congress; continued his former business activities in Chicago, Ill., until his death on May 20, 1946; interment in Mount Olivet Cemetery.

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

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