James Patrick Geelan

Birth
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Death 10 Aug 1982 (aged 80)
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Burial West Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 12655567 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from St. Anthony's College Texas, in 1922 and was successful in the retail cigar business. He was a member of the Connecticut State Senate, (1939, 41, 43), served as assistant clerk of the New Haven City Court, (1941-43) and was vice president of the New Haven Central Labor Council, in 1942. In 1945, he was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-ninth Congress, serving until 1947. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed his previous business pursuits retiring in 1972 and later died at age 80.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 11 Dec 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 12655567
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Patrick Geelan (11 Aug 1901–10 Aug 1982), Find a Grave Memorial no. 12655567, citing Saint Lawrence Cemetery, West Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .