Joseph Vincent FLYNN, Congress, NY (1883-1940)


FLYNN, Joseph Vincent, a Representative from New York; born in Brooklyn, N.Y., September 2, 1883; attended the public schools and the Boysâ High School of Brooklyn; was graduated from the College of the City of New York in 1904 and from the Brooklyn Law School of St. Lawrence University in 1906; was admitted to the bar in the latter year and commenced the practice of law in New York City; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-fourth and Sixty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1915-March 3, 1919); was not a candidate for renomination in 1918; resumed the practice of law in New York City; delegate to the Democratic State conventions in 1925 and 1927; resided in Brooklyn, N.Y., until his death there February 6, 1940; interment in Calvary Cemetery, Long Island City, N.Y.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present