Michael Edward Driscoll

Michael Edward Driscoll

Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Death 19 Jan 1929 (aged 77)
Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Burial Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 16765997 · View Source
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US Congressman. After graduating from Williams College in 1877, he studied law and began legal practice in Syracuse, New York, in 1879. In 1898 he was elected to the US House of Representatives as a Republican and was reelected six times, serving from 1899 to 1913. In 1905 was appointed attorney for the state Superintendent of Insurance. Also in 1905 he was a member of the group that traveled with William Howard Taft to observe administration of the Philippine Islands and visit the heads of various Asian countries. In 1906 he was Chairman of the New York State Republican Convention. In 1912 he ran unsuccessfully for reelection to the House. Afterwards he resumed the practice of law and traveled abroad extensively. He also wrote about and delievered lectures on his overseas trips.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Michael Edward Driscoll (9 Feb 1851–19 Jan 1929), Find a Grave Memorial no. 16765997, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .