Lawrence J. Connery

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Lawrence Joseph Connery
Lawrence J. Connery (Massachusetts Congressman).jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 7th district
In office
September 28, 1937 – October 19, 1941
Preceded by William P. Connery Jr.
Succeeded by Thomas J. Lane
Personal details
Born October 17, 1895
Died October 19, 1941(1941-10-19) (aged 46)
Alma mater St. Mary's College, Georgetown University Law School
Military service
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch U.S. Army
Years of service 1916;
March 25, 1917 - March 24, 1919
Unit Company A, 9th Massachusetts Infantry
Company A, 101st Infantry Regiment, 26th Division
Battles/wars Mexican Expedition
World War I
France

Lawrence Joseph Connery (October 17, 1895 – October 19, 1941) was a United States House Representative from Massachusetts.

Connery was born in Lynn, Massachusetts on October 17, 1895. He attended the local parochial and public schools, and St. Mary's College, St. Marys, Kansas.

He was employed as a reporter for The Lynn Item; served on the Mexican border in 1916 with Company A, 9th Massachusetts Infantry; served with Company A, Company A, 101st Infantry Regiment, 26th Division from March 25, 1917, until honorably discharged on March 24, 1919, with nineteen months service in France.

He went on to work as chief purser aboard a United Fruit Company ship (1919-1923). From 1923 to 1937) he was secretary (chief administrative assistant) for his brother, Congressman William Patrick Connery, Jr..

He graduated from Georgetown University Law School, Washington, D.C. in 1926; engaged in the office-supplies and printing business in 1934 in Lynn, Massachusetts.

Connery was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of his brother, William. He was re-elected to the Seventy-sixth and Seventy-seventh Congresses and served from September 28, 1937 until his death in Arlington, Virginia on October 19, 1941, aged 46.

He was interred in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Lynn, Massachusetts.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
William P. Connery, Jr.
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 7th congressional district

September 28, 1937 – October 19, 1941
Succeeded by
Thomas J. Lane