Winifred Claire STANLEY, Congress, NY (1909-1996)


STANLEY, Winifred Claire, a Representative from New York; born in New York, N.Y., August 14, 1909; attended public schools in New York, N.Y. and Buffalo, N.Y.; B.A., University of Buffalo, Buffalo, N.Y., 1930; LL.B.,University of Buffalo, Buffalo, N.Y., 1933; J.D., University of Buffalo, Buffalo, N.Y., 1933; lawyer, private practice; assistant district attorney of Erie County, N.Y., 1938-1942; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-eighth Congress (January 3, 1943-January 3, 1945); was not a candidate for renomination to the Seventy-ninth Congress in 1944; appointed counsel to the New York State Employeesâ Retirement System, 1945-1955; assistant attorney general, New York State Law Department, Albany, N.Y., 1955-1979; died on February 29, 1996, in Kenmore, N.Y.; interment in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Tonawanda, N.Y.


âWinifred Claire Stanleyâ in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2006.

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