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Roy Walter Riehlman
Birth: Aug. 26, 1899
Otisco
Onondaga County
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 16, 1978
Ormond Beach
Volusia County
Florida, USA

US Congressman from New York. Known as R. Walter Riehlman, he was raised in Tully, graduated from Manlius Military Academy in 1919 and Central City Business School of Syracuse in 1921. Riehlman operated a general store and served as postmaster of Nedrow, New York, from 1921 to 1923. In 1923 he returned to Tully and became owner of a bakery. From 1933 to 1938 he was a member of the Tully Board of Education. He was elected to the Onondaga County Board of Supervisors in 1937 and served from 1938 to 1943. From 1943 to 1946 he was Onondaga County Clerk. Riehlman was also active in civic affairs and several local businesses, including serving on the advisory board of the Marine Midland Trust Company and the area board of directors of Virginia's Lynchburg College. In 1946 he was elected to the US House of Representatives as a Republican. He was reelected eight times and served from 1947 to 1965. In 1952 Riehlman was one of the Republicans who visited Dwight Eisenhower in Europe to ask him to consider running for President. Riehlman was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1964. He then relocated to Ormond Beach, Florida and returned to the business world, serving as vice president of Lu-Mar Enterprises. (bio by: Bill McKern) 
 
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Tully Cemetery
Tully
Onondaga County
New York, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Bill McKern
Record added: Jan 23, 2007
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- Alan Brownsten
 Added: Jul. 16, 2014
Your name was a household word in our home when I was growing up. My Dad knew, liked and respected you and you both had roots in Tully. I'm pretty sure you'd not like very much what your home county and state have become.
- Old Nedrow Kid
 Added: Jun. 9, 2014

- Alan Brownsten
 Added: Jul. 16, 2013
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