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                        Rooney ROONEY, John James, a Representative from New York; born in Brooklyn, N.Y., November 29, 1903; attended the parochial schools and St. Francis Preparatory School and College; the law department of Fordham University, New York, N.Y., LL.B., 1925; was admitted to the bar in 1926 and commenced practice in Brooklyn, N.Y.; served as assistant district attorney in Brooklyn 1940-1944; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-eighth Congress, by special election June 6, 1944, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Thomas H. Cullen; reelected to the fifteen succeeding Congresses and served from June 6, 1944, until his resignation on December 31, 1974; was not a candidate for reelection in 1974 to the Ninety-fourth Congress; resided in Washington, D.C., until his death there on October 26, 1975; interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.

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Representative 01/03/1953 01/03/1975 14 House of Representatives NY
Representative 01/03/1945 01/03/1953 12 House of Representatives NY
Representative 01/03/1943 01/03/1945 4 House of Representatives NY
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