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Patrick Joseph SULLIVAN

(1865-1935)
Senate Years of Service:
1929-1930
Party:
Republican

SULLIVAN, Patrick Joseph, a Senator from Wyoming; born on a farm west of Bantry, County Cork, Ireland, March 17, 1865; immigrated to America in 1888, landed in New York, and moved on to the Territory of Wyoming; engaged in sheep raising in Rawlins, Carbon County; moved to Casper, Natrona County, in 1892; interested in banking, the production of oil, and various other enterprises; member, State house of representatives 1894-1896, 1898-1900; mayor of Casper 1897-1898; appointed on December 5, 1929, as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Francis E. Warren and served from December 5, 1929, to November 20, 1930, when a successor was elected and qualified; was not a candidate for election to fill the vacancy; continued his former business pursuits until his death in Santa Barbara, Calif., April 8, 1935; interment in Highland Cemetery, Casper, Wyo.

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

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