Michael Reilly

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Michael K. Reilly
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 6th district
In office
November 4, 1930 – January 3, 1939
Preceded by Florian Lampert
Succeeded by Frank Bateman Keefe
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 6th district
In office
March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1917
Preceded by Michael Edmund Burke
Succeeded by James H. Davidson
Personal details
Born (1869-07-15)July 15, 1869
Empire, Wisconsin
Died October 14, 1944(1944-10-14) (aged 75)
Neptune, New Jersey
Political party Democratic

Michael Kieran Reilly (July 15, 1869 – October 14, 1944), was a U.S. representative from Wisconsin.

Reilly was born in the town of Empire, Wisconsin in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin on July 15, 1869. He graduated from what is today, the University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh in 1889 and earned his law degree from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1894. He served as Fond du Lac County district attorney for two years (1899–1900) and city attorney of Fond du Lac from 1905–1910. Between stints in the United States Congress, he continued to practice law in Wisconsin.

In 1912, Reilly was elected a member of the Democratic Party to the Sixty-third United States Congress as the representative of Wisconsin's 6th congressional district. He was reelected to the Sixty-fourth Congress but lost his re-election bid to Republican James H. Davidson to the Sixty-fifth Congress. To fill the vacancy caused by the death of Florian Lampert, Reilly was once again elected to the Seventy-first Congress. Once again representing Wisconsin's sixth district. He served another four terms until he lost a re-election bid to Republican, Frank Bateman Keefe, in 1938. Reilly died in Neptune, New Jersey, on October 14, 1944 and is interred at Woodlawn Cemetery in Woodlawn, New York.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Michael Edmund Burke
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 6th congressional district

March 4, 1913 - March 3, 1917
Succeeded by
James H. Davidson
Preceded by
Florian Lampert
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 6th congressional district

November 4, 1930 - January 3, 1939
Succeeded by
Frank Bateman Keefe