J. Raymond McGovern

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J. Raymond McGovern (December 22, 1898 – March 14, 1974) was an American lawyer and politician.


He was born on December 22, 1898, in New Rochelle, New York, Westchester County, New York.

He was a partner in the law firm of McGovern, Connelly & Davidson in New Rochelle.

He was a member of the New York State Senate from 1945 to 1950.

He was New York State Comptroller from 1951 to 1954, elected on the Republican ticket at the New York state election, 1950. At the New York state election, 1954, he ran for Lieutenant Governor of New York with Irving Ives for Governor, but they were narrowly defeated by the Democratic/Liberal nominees.

He died on March 14, 1974, in New Rochelle, New York.


Political offices
Preceded by
Julian B. Erway
New York State Senate
30th District

Succeeded by
Frank S. McCullough
Preceded by
Frank C. Moore
New York State Comptroller
Succeeded by
Arthur Levitt, Sr.
Party political offices
Preceded by
Frank C. Moore
Republican Party Nominee for Lieutenant Governor of New York
Succeeded by
Malcolm Wilson