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  Connell, Richard E.
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NameRichard E. Connell
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Poughkeepsie, New York , United States
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Born November 06, 1857
DiedOctober 30, 1912 (54 years)
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Dec 19, 2014 09:57pm
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InfoCONNELL, Richard Edward, a Representative from New York; born in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., November 6, 1857; attended St. Peter’s Parochial School and the public schools of Poughkeepsie; reporter and editor on the Poughkeepsie News Press 1887-1910; police commissioner of Poughkeepsie in 1892; unsuccessful candidate for election to the Fifty-fifth Congress in 1896; unsuccessful candidate for member of the State assembly in 1898 and 1900; inheritance tax appraiser 1907-1909; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1900 and 1904; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-second Congress and served from March 4, 1911, until his death; had been nominated in 1912 as the Democratic candidate for reelection to the Sixty-third Congress; died in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., on October 30, 1912; interment in St. Peter’s Cemetery.


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