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Daniel W. Connolly

Born: Apr 24, 1847

Death: Dec 4, 1894

Birthplace: Cochecton

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Daniel W. Connolly

Date of Birth : Apr 24, 1847
Date of Death : Dec 4, 1894
Birth Place : Cochecton

Daniel Ward Connolly was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. Daniel Connolly was born in Cochecton, New York, and moved with his parents to Scranton, Pennsylvania, in 1849. He was elected president judge of Lackawanna County in 1878 but did not serve because the State supreme court held that there was no vacancy. He was an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1880. He was elected as a Democrat to the 48th Congress, but he was unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1884. After serving in Congress, he was appointed postmaster of Scranton on May 2, 1885, and served until March 29, 1889.


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