William Fitts Ryan

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William Fitts Ryan

Birth
Albion, Orleans County, New York, USA
Death 17 Sep 1972 (aged 50)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Croom, Prince George's County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 7071527 · View Source
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US Congressman. Born in Albion, New York, during World War II, he served in the South Pacific as a 1st Lieutenant Artillery officer in the 32nd Infantry Division, US Army, (1943-45). After the war, he graduated from Princeton University in 1947, from Columbia Law School in 1949 and was admitted to the bar and commenced the practice of law in New York City. He was assistant district attorney of New York County, (1950-61). In 1961, he was elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-seventh Congress and reelected to the next five succeeding Congresses, serving until his death. He died of cancer at age 50 in New York City.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 10 Jan 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7071527
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Fitts Ryan (28 Jun 1922–17 Sep 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7071527, citing Saint Thomas Episcopal Church Cemetery, Croom, Prince George's County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .