Lawrence J. Flaherty
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Lawrence James Flaherty
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from California's 25th district
March 4, 1925 – June 13, 1926
|Preceded by||Mae E. Nolan|
|Succeeded by||Richard J. Welch|
|Born||July 4, 1878|
San Mateo, California, U.S.
|Died||June 13, 1926 (aged 47)|
New York City, New York, U.S.
Born in San Mateo, California, Flaherty moved with his parents to San Francisco in 1888. He attended public school and learned the trade of a cement mason. He served as member of the board of police commissioners of San Francisco 1911-1915. He served in the California State Senate from 1915 to 1922. He served as president of the San Francisco Building Trades from 1921 to 1926. He was appointed United States surveyor of customs for the port of San Francisco on November 1, 1921, and served until March 3, 1925, when he resigned, having been elected to Congress.
Flaherty was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-ninth Congress and served from March 4, 1925, until his death in New York City on June 13, 1926, aged 47. He was interred in Holy Cross Cemetery, near San Mateo, California.
- "FLAHERTY, Lawrence James - Biographical Information". bioguide.congress.gov. Retrieved 2019-09-14.
- United States Congress. "Lawrence J. Flaherty (id: F000182)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
Mae E. Nolan
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 5th congressional district
Richard J. Welch
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