Michael N. Nolan

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Michael Nicholas Nolan
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 16th district
In office
March 4, 1881 – March 3, 1883
Preceded by John Mosher Bailey
Succeeded by Thomas J. Van Alstyne
Personal details
Born May 4, 1833 (1833-05-04)
County Carlow, Ireland
Died May 31, 1905 (1905-06-01) (aged 72)
Albany, New York
Citizenship  United States
Political party Democratic Party
Profession businessman

banker

politician

Michael Nicholas Nolan (May 4, 1833 – May 31, 1905) was a U.S. Representative from New York State and Mayor of Albany, New York, the state capital.

Biobraphy[edit]

Nolan was born in County Carlow, Ireland. and immigrated to the United States at the age of ten. He attended the public schools in Albany. He studied with a local attorney, but went to California during the Gold Rush without attaining admission to the bar.

Career[edit]

In California, Nolan was employed on the street railway system of San Francisco and soon became manager.

Nolan returned to Albany where he was a partner in a brewery, became director of the National Savings Bank of Albany, and served as fire commissioner of Albany from 1869 to 1878. Elected as a Democrat, he was mayor of Albany from May 1878 to June 24, 1883, when he resigned.[1]

Elected to the 47th United States Congress representing the Sixteenth District of New York, Nolan served from March 4, 1881 to March 3, 1883.[2] After leaving Congress he continued his business activities, and served as Mayor of Albany again from 1882 to 1883.

Death[edit]

Nolan died in Albany on May 31, 1905 (age 72 years, 27 days). He is interred at St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands, New York.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Michael N. Nolan". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 27 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Michael N. Nolan". Govtrack US Congress. Retrieved 27 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Michael N. Nolan". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 27 July 2013. 

External links[edit]


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
John Mosher Bailey
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 16th congressional district

March 4, 1881 – March 3, 1883
Succeeded by
Thomas J. Van Alstyne

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.