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Francis Ryan Duffy, Senator from Wisconsin

Francis Ryan Duffy, Senator from Wisconsin

Male 1888 - 1979  (91 years)

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  • Name Francis Ryan Duffy 
    Suffix Senator from Wisconsin 
    Born 23 Jun 1888  Fon du Lac County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Aug 1979  Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Alternate death 16 Sep 1979  [3
    Buried Calvary Cemetery, Fun du Lac, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I7254  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others
    Last Modified 1 Nov 2020 

    Father Francis Fee Duffy 
    Mother Hattie Ryan 
    Family ID F4291  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Annie Louise Haydon,   b. 31 Oct 1891, Springfield, Marion, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 26 Jan 1918  St. Dominic's, Springfield, Marion, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F4286  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • "DUFFY, FRANCIS RYAN, a Senator from Wisconsin; born in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wis., June 23, 1888; attended the public schools; graduated from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, in 1910 and from its law department in 1912; admitted to the bar in 1912 and commenced practice in Fond du Lac, Wis.; during the First World War served in the United States Army 1917-1919, attaining the rank of major; resumed the practice of law in Fond du Lac, Wis.; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1933, to January 3, 1939; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1938; again resumed the practice of law before becoming United States district judge for the eastern district of Wisconsin, serving from 1939 to 1949, when he qualified as a United States circuit judge of the court of appeals for the seventh circuit, becoming chief judge in 1954, serving until 1959; retired as a full-time member of the court in 1966 and assumed the status of senior judge and continued to hear cases for several more years; died in Milwaukee, Wis., August 16, 1979; interment in Calvary Cemetery, Fond du Lac, Wis." [Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, citation details below]

  • Sources 
    1. [S2439] Biographical Dictionary of the United States Congress.

    2. [S312] John Medley (1615-1660), St. Mary's County Maryland, His Descendants, by Mary Louise Donnelly. Ennis, Texas: Mary Louise Donnelly, 1995., date only.

    3. [S312] John Medley (1615-1660), St. Mary's County Maryland, His Descendants, by Mary Louise Donnelly. Ennis, Texas: Mary Louise Donnelly, 1995.