Michael Kieran REILLY, Congress, WI (1869-1944)

1869-1944

REILLY, Michael Kieran, a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Empire, Fond du Lac County, Wis., July 15, 1869; attended the public schools; was graduated from Oshkosh Normal School in 1889, from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1894, and from the law department of the latter university in 1895; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Fond du Lac, Wis.; district attorney of Fond du Lac County in 1899 and 1900; city attorney 1905-1910; delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1908 and 1924; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third and Sixty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1913-March 3, 1917); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1916 to the Sixty-fifth Congress; resumed the practice of law; again elected to the Seventy-first Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Florian Lampert; reelected to the Seventy-second and to the three succeeding Congresses and served from November 4, 1930, to January 3, 1939; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1938 to the Seventy-sixth Congress; resumed the practice of his chosen profession; died in a hospital in Neptune, N.J., October 14, 1944; interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Woodlawn, N.Y.

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

 
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