James Daly (New York City)

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James Daly (August 15, 1844 County Westmeath, Ireland – March 20, 1892 New York City) was an American merchant and politician from New York.

Life[edit]

He attended Queen's College, in Galway. Then he emigrated to New York City, and became a merchant and broker.

He entered politics joining the Democratic Reform movement against the Tweed Ring.

Daly was a member of the New York State Assembly (New York Co., 14th D.) in 1874, 1875 and 1878.

He was a member of the New York State Senate (7th D.) from 1882 to 1887, sitting in the 105th, 106th, 107th, 108th, 109th and 110th New York State Legislatures.

He died on March 20, 1892, at his home at 174 Second Avenue, in New York City, of "heart failure, following an attack of the grip."

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New York Assembly
Preceded by
Charles G. Cornell
New York State Assembly
New York County, 14th District

1874–1875
Succeeded by
P. J. Carty
Preceded by
Luke F. Cozans
New York State Assembly
New York County, 14th District

1878
Succeeded by
P. Henry Dugro
New York State Senate
Preceded by
Ferdinand Eidman
New York State Senate
7th District

1882–1887
Succeeded by
George F. Langbein