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Jerome Francis Donovan
Birth: Feb. 1, 1872
New Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Nov. 2, 1949
Stony Creek
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from the law department of Yale University in 1894, was admitted to the bar and commenced the practice of law in New Haven, Connecticut. He served as a Captain of Company C, 2nd Regiment of the Connecticut National Guard, (1897-1903), as a member of the Connecticut State Assembly, (1901-03), auditor of the City of New Haven, (1902-04) and secretary of the New Haven civil service commission, (1904-06). Moving to New York City in 1910, he was special Deputy Attorney General of New York State, (1911-13). In 1918, he was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Murray Hulbert, reelected to the Sixty-sixth Congress, serving until 1921. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he served as Deputy Attorney General in charge of the legal work of the New York State Labor Department, (1923-24) and resumed the practice of law in New York City until his retirement in 1936. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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Saint Bernard Cemetery
New Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 17, 2002
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Jerome Francis Donovan
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Jerome Francis Donovan
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