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John J. Rooney

AKA John James Rooney

Born: 29-Nov-1903
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY
Died: 26-Oct-1975
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from New York, 1944-74

Elected to fill the vacancy created by the death of Thomas H. Cullen.

Father: James Rooney
Mother: Ellen Fitzsimmons
Wife: Catherine Kramm Curran (m. 1953, until his death, d. 1991, four sons, one daughter)
Son: John James, Jr.
Son: Edward Patrick
Daughter: Mary Ann Farrell
Son: Arthur Patrick Curran (stepson)
Son: William Edward Curran (stepson)

    High School: St. Francis Preparatory School, Brooklyn, NY
    University: BA, St. Francis College Brooklyn
    Law School: LLB, Fordham University Law School (1925)

    US Congressman, New York 14th (3-Jan-1953 to 31-Dec-1974, resigned)
    US Congressman, New York 12th (3-Jan-1945 to 3-Jan-1953)
    US Congressman, New York 4th (special election, 6-Jun-1944 to 3-Jan-1945)
    New York State Official Asst. District Attorney, Brooklyn (1940-44)
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Knights of Columbus
    New York State Bar Association 1926


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