KIRWAN, Michael Joseph, (1886 - 1970)

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

KIRWAN, Michael Joseph, a Representative from Ohio; born in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa., December 2, 1886; attended the public and high schools of his native city; moved to Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, in 1907; during the First World War served overseas as a sergeant in the Three Hundred and Forty-eighth Machine Gun Company with the Sixty-fourth Artillery, United States Army, 1917-1919; engaged in the mercantile business 1930-1936; member of the Youngstown City Council 1932-1936; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fifth and to the sixteen succeeding Congresses, serving from January 3, 1937, until his death in Bethesda, Md., July 27, 1970; interment in Calvary Cemetery, Youngstown, Ohio.


Kirwan, Michael J., as told to Jack Redding. How to Succeed in Politics. New York: MacFadden-Bartell Corp., 1964.