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Le Roy Donnelly Downs
Birth: Apr. 11, 1900
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jan. 18, 1970
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA

U.S. Congressman. During World War I, he served as a Corporal in the US Army in France. After the war, he was a newspaper publisher in South Norwalk, Connecticut, chairman of the Veterans’ Home Building Commission (1931-38) and city clerk of Norwalk, (1933-40). In 1941, he was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-seventh Congress, serving until 1943. An unsuccessful for reelection, he resumed the newspaper publishing business, was comptroller of the City of Norwalk, (1943-44) and War Manpower Director for southwestern Connecticut, (1944-46). He served as regional representative for the Veterans' Administration from 1961, until his death at age 61. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Riverside Cemetery
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
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Record added: Apr 22, 2003
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