This is a beta version of NNDB
Search: for

James A. Farley

James A. FarleyAKA James Aloysius Farley

Born: 30-May-1888
Birthplace: Grassy Point, NY
Died: 9-Jun-1976
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Postmaster General, 1933-40

Ran Franklin D. Roosevelt's gubernatorial and 1932 presidential campaigns.

Wife: Elizabeth Finnegan (d. 1955, two children)

    University: Packard Commercial School

    US Postmaster General (4-Mar-1933 to 10-Sep-1940)
    New York State Assembly (1923-24)
    Democratic National Committee Chairman (1932-40)
    Ancient Order of Hibernians
    Dutch Treat Club (1966-76)
    Fraternal Order of Eagles
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Friendly Sons of St. Patrick
    Knights of Columbus

Author of books:
Behind the Ballots (1938, memoir)
Jim Farley's Story (1948, memoir)

Create a map starting with James A. Farley
Requires Flash 7+ and Javascript.

Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile

Copyright ©2019 Soylent Communications