Thomas Francis Gilroy

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Thomas Francis Gilroy (June 3, 1840 – December 1, 1911), born in Ireland, was the 89th mayor of New York City from 1893 to 1894 and Commissioner of Public Works from 1889 to 1893. He was also a member of Tammany Hall. He had a daughter, Frances E. Gilroy, who married Edward A. Maher, Jr.[1] He died on December 1, 1911 at his home on Ocean Avenue, Far Rockaway, Long Island and he was buried at Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx.[2]


  1. ^ "The Daughter of ex-Mayor Thomas F. Gilroy Married to Edward A. Maher, Jr.". New York Times. June 3, 1897. Retrieved 2008-06-06. All Saints' Church, One Hundred and Twenty-ninth Street and Madison Avenue, presented a brilliant scene at noon yesterday, when Miss Frances E. Gilroy, daughter of ex-Mayor and Mrs. Thomas F. Gilroy, became the bride of Mr. Edward A. Maher, Jr., son of ex-Mayor of Albany Edward A. Maher, now a resident of Harlem. 
  2. ^ "Thomas F. Gilroy, Ex-Mayor is Dead. Former Tammany Power, Who Had Lived in Retirement Since 1894, Dies of Apoplexy.". New York Times. December 2, 1911. Retrieved 2008-06-06. Thomas F. Gilroy, who was Mayor of this city in 1893 and 1894, died last night at his home on Ocean Avenue, Far Rockaway, L.I. He was 71 years old. His health had been gradually failing ever since he gave up the Presidency of the Twelfth Ward Bank in this city ten years ago, and his death has been expected for a year or more. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Hugh J. Grant
Mayor of New York City
Succeeded by
William Lafayette Strong