James P. Glynn

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James P. Glynn.

James Peter Glynn (November 12, 1867 - March 6, 1930) was a U.S. Representative from Connecticut.

Born in Winsted, Connecticut, Glynn attended the public schools. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1895 and commenced practice in Winsted, Connecticut. Town clerk 1892-1902. He served as prosecuting attorney of the town court 1899-1902. Postmaster of Winsted 1902-1914.

Glynn was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1915-March 3, 1923). He served as chairman of the Committee on Expenditures in the Post Office Department (Sixty-seventh Congress). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1922 to the Sixty-eighth Congress.

Glynn was elected to the Sixty-ninth, Seventieth, and Seventy-first Congresses and served from March 4, 1925, until his death on a train near Washington, D.C., March 6, 1930. He was interred in the new St. Joseph's Cemetery, Winsted, Connecticut.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
William Kennedy
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Connecticut's 5th congressional district

March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1923
Succeeded by
Patrick B. O'Sullivan
Preceded by
Patrick B. O'Sullivan
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Connecticut's 5th congressional district

March 4, 1925 – March 6, 1930
Succeeded by
Edward W. Goss