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Jerome Francis Donovan

  • Birth 1 Feb 1872 New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
  • Death 2 Nov 1949 Stony Creek, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
  • Burial New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
  • Memorial ID 6858726

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from the law department of Yale University in 1894, was admitted to the bar and commenced the practice of law in New Haven, Connecticut. He served as a Captain of Company C, 2nd Regiment of the Connecticut National Guard, (1897-1903), as a member of the Connecticut State Assembly, (1901-03), auditor of the City of New Haven, (1902-04) and secretary of the New Haven civil service commission, (1904-06). Moving to New York City in 1910, he was special Deputy Attorney General of New York State, (1911-13). In 1918, he was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Murray Hulbert, reelected to the Sixty-sixth Congress, serving until 1921. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he served as Deputy Attorney General in charge of the legal work of the New York State Labor Department, (1923-24) and resumed the practice of law in New York City until his retirement in 1936.

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  • Added: 17 Oct 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6858726
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jerome Francis Donovan (1 Feb 1872–2 Nov 1949), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6858726, citing Saint Bernard Cemetery, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .