Edwin B. Dooley

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Edwin B. Dooley, New York Congressman

Edwin Benedict Dooley (April 13, 1905 – January 25, 1982) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New York.

Dooley was born in Brooklyn. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1927 and Fordham University School of Law in 1930. He was a feature writer for the New York Sun from 1927 until 1938. He was mayor of Mamaroneck, New York, from 1950 until 1956. He was elected to Congress in 1956 and served from January 3, 1957, until January 3, 1963. He died in Boca Raton, Florida. He was cremated, and his ashes were scattered at the family grave site in Hawthorne's Gate of Heaven Cemetery.



United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Ralph A. Gamble
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 26th congressional district

Succeeded by
Ogden R. Reid