Neil J. Linehan

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

Biography[edit]

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.

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

1949-1951
Succeeded by
Fred E. Busbey

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