CURLEY, Edward Walter

CURLEY, Edward Walter
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
1873–1940

Biography

CURLEY, Edward Walter, a Representative from New York; born in Easton, Northampton County, Pa., May 23, 1873; moved to New York City with his parents in 1874; attended the public schools and the College of the City of New York; engaged in the building industry 1892-1900, and in the builders' and contractors' machinery and equipment business 1900-1916; member of the New York City board of aldermen from January 1, 1916, until November 5, 1935, when he resigned, having been elected to Congress; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fourth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Anthony J. Griffin; reelected to the Seventy-fifth and Seventy-sixth Congresses and served from November 5, 1935, until his death in New York City on January 6, 1940; interment in Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, Westchester County, N.Y.

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Bibliography / Further Reading

United States. 76th Cong., 3d sess., 1940. House. Memorial services held in the House of Representatives of the United States, together with remarks presented in eulogy of Edward Walter Curley, late a Representative from New York. Seventy-sixth Congress, third session. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1941.

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