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  O'Toole, Donald L.
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NameDonald L. O'Toole
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Born August 01, 1902
DiedSeptember 12, 1964 (62 years)
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InfoO�TOOLE, Donald Lawrence, a Representative from New York; born in Brooklyn, N.Y., August 1, 1902; attended the public and parochial schools; was graduated from St. James Academy, Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1916 and from the law department of Fordham University, New York City, in 1925; postgraduate student at Columbia University and New York University, New York City; was admitted to the bar in 1927 and commenced practice in New York City; member of the board of aldermen 1934-1936; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fifth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1937-January 3, 1953); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1952 to the Eighty-third Congress and for election in 1954 to the Eighty-fourth Congress; resumed the practice of law; executive director of New York State Department of Commerce and Industry 1955-1957, and commissioner of the department from August 1, 1958, to April 29, 1959; was a resident of Brooklyn, N.Y.; died in Ocala, Fla., September 12, 1964; interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.

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  11/06/1956 NY District 12 Lost 42.40% (-15.21%)
  06/05/1956 NY District 12 - D Primary Won 73.52% (+47.04%)
  11/02/1954 NY District 12 Lost 48.69% (-2.62%)
  11/04/1952 NY District 12 Lost 45.57% (-7.11%)
  11/07/1950 NY District 13 Won 56.86% (+20.19%)
  11/02/1948 NY District 13 Won 52.78% (+17.08%)
  11/05/1946 NY District 13 Won 53.50% (+7.01%)
  08/20/1946 NY District 13 - D Primary Won 50.11% (+0.21%)
  11/07/1944 NY District 13 Won 60.25% (+20.51%)
  11/03/1942 NY District 8 Won 72.76% (+45.52%)
  11/05/1940 NY District 8 Won 56.81% (+29.72%)
  11/08/1938 NY District 8 Won 54.06% (+9.33%)
  11/03/1936 NY District 8 Won 72.20% (+50.96%)
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