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James P. Glynn.

James Peter Glynn (November 12, 1867 – March 6, 1930) was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut.

Born in Winsted, Connecticut, the son of Irish immigrants,[1] Glynn attended the public schools. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1895 and commenced practice in Winsted, Connecticut. Town clerk 1892-1902. He served as prosecuting attorney of the town court 1899-1902. Postmaster of Winsted 1902-1914.

Glynn was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1915-March 3, 1923). He served as chairman of the Committee on Expenditures in the Post Office Department (Sixty-seventh Congress). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1922 to the Sixty-eighth Congress.

Glynn was elected to the Sixty-ninth, Seventieth, and Seventy-first Congresses and served from March 4, 1925, until his death on a train near Washington, D.C., March 6, 1930. He was interred in the new St. Joseph's Cemetery, Winsted, Connecticut.

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  • United States Congress. "James P. Glynn (id: G000246)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  1. ^ "United States Census, 1870", FamilySearch, retrieved March 21, 2018

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
William Kennedy
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Connecticut's 5th congressional district

March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1923
Succeeded by
Patrick B. O'Sullivan
Preceded by
Patrick B. O'Sullivan
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Connecticut's 5th congressional district

March 4, 1925 – March 6, 1930
Succeeded by
Edward W. Goss