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James Vincent Ganly (September 13, 1878 – September 7, 1923) was a U.S. Representative from New York. Born in Manhattan, New York City, Ganly attended the public schools and Packard Business College. He engaged in the oil, real estate, and automobile businesses.[citation needed]

James Vincent Ganly
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James V. Ganly, Congressman from New York
Member of the New York State Assembly
for New York County, 10th District
In office
1907–1907
Preceded bySamuel Hoffman
Succeeded byAnthony M. McCabe
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 24th district
In office
March 4, 1919 – March 3, 1921
Preceded byBenjamin L. Fairchild
Succeeded byBenjamin L. Fairchild
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 24th district
In office
March 4, 1923 – September 7, 1923
Preceded byBenjamin L. Fairchild
Succeeded byBenjamin L. Fairchild
Personal details
Born(1878-09-13)September 13, 1878
Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.
DiedSeptember 7, 1923(1923-09-07) (aged 44)
Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.
Cause of deathAutomobile accident
Resting placeSt. Raymond's Cemetery, The Bronx, New York, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic

PoliticsEdit

He was a member of the New York State Assembly (New York Co., 24th D.) in 1907. He was the first county clerk of Bronx County 1914-1918. Ganly was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-sixth Congress, defeating Benjamin L. Fairchild and serving from (March 4, 1919 - March 3, 1921). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1920 to the Sixty-seventh Congress, losing to Fairchild.[1][2]

Last years and deathEdit

Ganly was elected to the Sixty-eighth Congress and served from March 4, 1923, until his death in an automobile accident in New York City on September 7, 1923, before the convening of Congress. He was interred in St. Raymond's Cemetery, The Bronx, New York. He was again succeeded in Congress by Fairchild.[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b James V. Ganly profile at The Political Graveyard; accessed April 3, 2014.
  2. ^
    • United States Congress. "James V. Ganly (id: G000038)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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New York Assembly
Preceded by
Samuel Hoffman
New York State Assembly
New York County, 10th District

1907
Succeeded by
Anthony M. McCabe
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Benjamin L. Fairchild
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 24th congressional district

March 4, 1919 – March 3, 1921
Succeeded by
Benjamin L. Fairchild
Preceded by
Benjamin L. Fairchild
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 24th congressional district

March 4, 1923 – September 7, 1923
Succeeded by
Benjamin L. Fairchild