Augustine Lonergan (1874 - 1947)

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About Augustine Lonergan

http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=L000409

LONERGAN, Augustine, a Representative and a Senator from Connecticut; born in Thompson, Windham County, Conn., May 20, 1874; attended the public schools of Rockville and Bridgeport; graduated from the law department of Yale University in 1902; admitted to the bar in 1901 and commenced practice in Hartford, Conn.; member of the city planning commission 1910-1912; assistant corporation counsel of Hartford 1910-1912; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third Congress (March 4, 1913-March 3, 1915); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1914; elected to the Sixty-fifth and Sixty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1917-March 3, 1921); was not a candidate for renomination in 1920, having become a candidate for United States Senator; unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate in 1920 and again in 1928; resumed the practice of law in Hartford, Conn.; elected to the Seventy-second Congress (March 4, 1931-March 3, 1933); was not a candidate for renomination in 1932, having become a candidate for United States Senator; elected to the United States Senate as a Democrat in 1932 and served from March 4, 1933, to January 3, 1939; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1938; engaged in the practice of law in Washington, D.C., until his death there on October 18, 1947; interment in Mount St. Benedict’s Cemetery, Hartford, Conn.

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Augustine Lonergan (May 20, 1874 – October 18, 1947), of Hartford, Connecticut, was a Democratic U.S. Representative from Connecticut from 1913 to 1915, 1917 to 1921, and 1931 to 1933. He was also a U.S. Senator from Connecticut from 1933 to 1939.

Lonergan was elected to the Senate by narrowly defeating Hiram Bingham III amidst the Roosevelt landslide of 1932 due to the Great Depression. But he lost re-election in 1938.

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