Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Clearys in:
 • Holy Cross Cemetery
 • Brooklyn
 • Kings County (Brooklyn)
 • New York
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
William Edward Cleary
Birth: Jul. 20, 1849
Ellenville
Ulster County
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 20, 1932
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA

US Congressman. A Representative from New York, William attended the public schools and the Ellenville Academy. He moved to Brooklyn in 1879 and began in water transportation. William served as vice president of the New York Board of Trade and Transportation. He was a founder, and served as president, of the Victory Memorial Hospital. William was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-fifth Congress. He was reelected to the Sixty-sixth Congress and served from March, 1918, to March, 1921. He was unsuccessful for reelection in 1920 to the Sixty-seventh Congress. However, William was elected to the Sixty-eighth and Sixty-ninth Congresses serving from March 4, 1923 to March 3, 1927. He was not a candidate for reelection in 1926. He resumed his former business interests. He died in Brooklyn, New York. He was 83 years old. (bio by: Shock) 
 
Burial:
Holy Cross Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Nov 22, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6945231
William Edward Cleary
Added by: Bill McKern
 
William Edward Cleary
Added by: Helaine M. Larina
 
William Edward Cleary
Added by: Helaine M. Larina
 
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Shock
 Added: Mar. 24, 2014

- Ann
 Added: Mar. 16, 2013

- Ernest Sharpe Jr
 Added: Jul. 24, 2011
There are 7 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (3.5 after 16 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service