Richard J. Tonry
Richard Joseph Tonry (September 30, 1893 – January 17, 1971) was an American politician from New York.
Born in Brooklyn, he was educated in the public schools and at Randolph Military Academy (in Montclair, New Jersey) and at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. During World War I he served as a sergeant in the United States Marine Corps (1917–1921) and in 1921 engaged in the real estate and the insurance brokerage business.
Tonry was elected as a Democrat to the 74th United States Congress, holding office from January 3, 1935 to January 3, 1937. He was a delegate to the Democratic State conventions in 1938, 1940, 1942, and 1946. He was Journal Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1943 to 1946.
In 1947, he was appointed as a commissioner of appraisal for the Corporation Counsel of New York City. He was a real estate and insurance broker and in 1971 died in Brooklyn. He was buried in the United States Military Cemetery on Long Island.
- United States Congress. "Richard J. Tonry (id: T000311)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Richard J. Tonry at Find a Grave
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