KIRWAN, Michael Joseph

KIRWAN, Michael Joseph
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
About this object
1886–1970

Biography

KIRWAN, Michael Joseph, A Representative from Ohio; born in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa., December 2, 1886; attended the public and high schools of his native city; moved to Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, in 1907; during the First World War served overseas as a sergeant in the Three Hundred and Forty-eighth Machine Gun Company with the Sixty-fourth Artillery, United States Army, 1917-1919; engaged in the mercantile business 1930-1936; member of the Youngstown City Council 1932-1936; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fifth and to the sixteen succeeding Congresses, serving from January 3, 1937, until his death in Bethesda, Md., July 27, 1970; interment in Calvary Cemetery, Youngstown, Ohio.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Youngstown State University

Youngstown, OH
Papers: 1937-1970, 500 feet. Collection contains congressional papers, including correspondence, newspaper clippings, publications, reports, and subject files covering topics such as lake-to-river waterway and immigration matters.

John F. Kennedy Library

Boston, MA
Oral History: 16 pages.

Western Reserve Historical Society

Cleveland, OH
Papers: In Cyrus Eaton papers, 1901-1978, ca. 422 feet. Finding aid in repository.

Wisconisn Historical Society
Archives Division

Madison, WI
Papers: In the papers of Robert G. Nixon, 1936-1970, 1.8 cubic feet, 2 reels microfilm, 45 photographs. Subjects include Michael Kirwan.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Kirwan, Michael J., as told to Jack Redding. How to Succeed in Politics. New York: MacFadden-Bartell Corp., 1964.

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