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.
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