Neil J. Linehan

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Neil Joseph Linehan (September 23, 1895 - August 23, 1967) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.


Born in Chicago, Illinois, Linehan attended the public schools. He was graduated from John L. Marsh School in 1913. He engaged in electrical business since 1919. During World War I he served in France with the 340th Infantry, 85th Division, United States Army.

Linehan was elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-first Congress (January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1951). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1950 to the Eighty-second Congress and for election in 1952 to the Eighty-third Congress. He was Director of Price Stabilization, Chicago district, 1951. He resumed the electrical engineering business. He died in Chicago, and was interred in St. Mary Cemetery.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Fred E. Busbey
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 3rd congressional district

Succeeded by
Fred E. Busbey

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