Home About Chat Users Issues Party Candidates Polling Firms Media News Polls Calendar Key Races United States President Senate House Governors International

"A historical political resource." 
Email: Password:

  Sheridan, John E.
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationDemocratic   
NameJohn E. Sheridan
Address
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born September 15, 1902
DiedNovember 12, 1987 (85 years)
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifedChronicler
May 03, 2009 02:50pm
Tags
InfoSHERIDAN, John Edward, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn., September 15, 1902; attended the public schools; was graduated from the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia in 1925 and from the law department of Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa., in 1931; was admitted to the bar in 1931 and commenced practice in Philadelphia, Pa.; served as deputy attorney general of Pennsylvania 1934-1937; member of the Board of Revision of Taxes of Philadelphia County in 1937; Pennsylvania counsel for Delaware River Bridge Commission in 1938 and 1939; delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1932, 1936, 1940, and 1944; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-sixth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of J. Burrwood Daly; reelected to the Seventy-seventh, Seventy-eighth, and Seventy-ninth Congresses and served from November 7, 1939, to January 3, 1947; was not a candidate for reelection in 1946 to the Eightieth Congress; resumed the practice of law; colonel, United States Air Force (retired), 1954-1962; member of County Board of Law Examiners 1954-1965; consul general, Principality de Monaco (Philadelphia); was a resident of Philadelphia, Pa., until his death there on November 12, 1987; interment in Arlington National Cemetery.

[Link]

JOB APPROVAL POLLS

BOOKS
Title Purchase Contributor

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor

DISCUSSION
Importance? 7.00000 Average

FAMILY

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  11/05/1946 PA - District 04 Lost 44.59% (-5.65%)
  11/07/1944 PA - District 04 Won 66.21% (+32.42%)
  11/03/1942 PA - District 04 Won 53.20% (+8.11%)
  11/05/1940 PA - District 04 Won 63.04% (+26.99%)
  11/07/1939 PA - District 04 - Special Election Won 51.78% (+3.57%)
ENDORSEMENTS