Thomas H. Cullen

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Thomas Henry Cullen
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 4th district
In office
June 6, 1919 – March 1, 1944
Preceded by Harry H. Dale
Succeeded by John J. Rooney
Personal details
Born (1868-03-29)March 29, 1868
Brooklyn, New York
Died March 11, 1944(1944-03-11) (aged 75)
Washington, D.C.
Political party Democratic Party
Alma mater St. Francis College

Thomas Henry Cullen (March 29, 1868 – March 1, 1944) was an American politician from New York.

Life[edit]

Thomas H. Cullen (1903)

Born in Brooklyn, he attended the local parochial schools, and graduated from St. Francis College in 1880. He engaged in the marine insurance and shipping business.

He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Kings Co., 3rd D.) in 1896, 1897 and 1898.

He was a member of the New York State Senate (3rd D.) from 1899 to 1918, sitting in the 122nd, 123rd, 124th, 125th, 126th, 127th, 128th, 129th, 130th, 131st, 132nd, 133rd, 134th, 135th, 136th, 137th, 138th, 139th, 140th and 141st New York State Legislatures.

He was a delegate to the 1912, 1916, 1920, 1924, 1928 and 1932 Democratic National Conventions; and a member of the New York State Commission for the Panama–Pacific International Exposition in 1915.

Cullen elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-sixth and to the twelve succeeding Congresses and held office from March 4, 1919 until his death in Washington, D.C. in 1944; interment was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn.

References[edit]

New York State Senate
Preceded by
Frank Gallagher
New York State Senate
3rd District

1899–1918
Succeeded by
Peter J. McGarry
United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Harry H. Dale
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 4th congressional district

1919–1944
Succeeded by
John J. Rooney