Richard Francis McKINIRY, Congress, NY (1878-1950)


McKINIRY, Richard Francis, a Representative from New York; born in New York City March 23, 1878; attended the public schools; was graduated from the College of St. Francis Xavier, New York City, and from the New York Law School; was admitted to the bar in 1899 and commenced the practice of his profession in New York City; assistant district attorney of Bronx County 1914-1917; secretary of the State supreme court, first district, 1917-1919; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1919-March 3, 1921); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1920 to the Sixty-seventh Congress; appointed a magistrate of New York City on January 1, 1923, and served until August 15, 1943, when he retired due to ill health; died in Yonkers, N.Y., May 30, 1950; interment in Calvary Cemetery, Long Island City, N.Y.

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