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Daniel A. Driscoll

Daniel Angelus Driscoll (March 6, 1875 – June 5, 1955) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Daniel A. Driscoll
Daniel A. Driscoll (New York Congressman).jpg
Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
from New York
In office
March 4, 1909 – March 3, 1917
Preceded byWilliam H. Ryan
Succeeded byWilliam F. Waldow
Constituency35th district (1909–13)
42nd district (1913–17)
Personal details
Born(1875-03-06)March 6, 1875
Buffalo, New York
DiedJune 5, 1955(1955-06-05) (aged 80)
Buffalo, New York
Resting placeHoly Cross Cemetery, Lackawanna, New York
Political partyDemocratic

Born in Buffalo, New York, Driscoll attended the public schools and Central High School. He engaged in the undertaking business with his father Timothy Driscoll, and also in other business enterprises.

Driscoll was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-first and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1909 – March 3, 1917). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1916 to the Sixty-fifth Congress. He resumed the undertaking business in Buffalo, New York. He served as postmaster of Buffalo from February 15, 1934, until February 28, 1947. He served as president of the Phoenix Brewery Corp. of Buffalo, New York. He died in Buffalo, New York, June 5, 1955. He was interred in Holy Cross Cemetery, Lackawanna, New York.

ReferencesEdit

  • United States Congress. "Daniel A. Driscoll (id: D000500)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • Daniel A. Driscoll at Find a Grave
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
William H. Ryan
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 35th congressional district

1909–1913
Succeeded by
John R. Clancy
New district Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 42nd congressional district

1913–1917
Succeeded by
William F. Waldow

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