John J. Boylan

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John Joseph Boylan
John Joseph Boylan.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 15th district
In office
March 4, 1923 – October 5, 1938
Preceded by Thomas J. Ryan
Succeeded by Michael J. Kennedy
Personal details
Born September 20, 1878 (1878-09-20)
New York City
Died October 5, 1938 (1938-10-06) (aged 60)
New York City
Citizenship  United States
Political party Democratic Party
Alma mater Manhattan College


Religion Catholic

John Joseph Boylan (September 20, 1878 – October 5, 1938) was an American politician and a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from New York.


Boylan was born in New York City the son of Patrick and Elizabeth (McElroy) Boylan. He attended the public schools, Cathedral School, De La Salle Institute, and Manhattan College. Boylan was employed as a postal clerk and afterward engaged in the real estate business.

He was a member of the New York State Assembly (New York Co., 11th D.) in 1910, 1911 and 1912.

He was a member of the New York State Senate from 1913 to 1922, sitting in the 136th, 137th, 138th, 139th, 140th, 141st, 142nd, 143rd, 144th and 145th New York State Legislatures.

He was elected as a Democrat to the 68th, 69th, 70th, 71st, 72nd, 73rd, 74th and 75th United States Congresses, holding office from March 4, 1923 until his death on October 5, 1938, in New York City.

Boylan died on October 5, 1938, in French Hospital in Manhattan; and was buried at the Calvary Cemetery in Queens.

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New York Assembly
Preceded by
Owen W. Bohan
New York State Assembly
New York County, 11th District

Succeeded by
John Kerrigan
New York State Senate
Preceded by
Thomas J. McManus
New York State Senate
15th District

Succeeded by
Abraham Kaplan
Preceded by
Jimmy Walker
New York State Senate
13th District

Succeeded by
Ellwood Rabenold
United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Thomas J. Ryan
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 15th congressional district

Succeeded by
Michael J. Kennedy