Daniel J. Riordan

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Daniel J. Riordan

Daniel Joseph Riordan (July 7, 1870 – April 28, 1923) was a U.S. Representative from New York from 1899 to 1901 and from 1906 to 1923. He was a Democrat and a member of Tammany Hall.

Riordan was born in New York City and attended public schools until 1886, when he entered Manhattan College, from which he graduated in 1890, he engaged in the real-estate business.

Riordan was elected as a Democrat to the 56th United States Congress, holding office from March 4, 1899, to March 3, 1901, he was a member of the New York State Senate (10th D.) from 1903 to 1906, sitting in the 126th, 127th, 128th and 129th New York State Legislatures.

Riordan was elected to the 59th United States Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Timothy D. Sullivan and on the same day was elected to the 60th United States Congress. He was re-elected to the 61st and to the seven succeeding Congresses, holding office from November 6, 1906, until his death in Washington, D.C. on April 28, 1923. He was buried at the Calvary Cemetery in Queens.

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  • United States Congress. "Daniel J. Riordan (id: R000264)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
John M. Mitchell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 8th congressional district

1899–1901
Succeeded by
Thomas J. Creamer
New York State Senate
Preceded by
John F. Ahearn
New York State Senate
10th District

1903–1906
Succeeded by
Alfred J. Gilchrist
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Timothy Sullivan
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 8th congressional district

1906–1913
Succeeded by
Daniel J. Griffin
Preceded by
Charles V. Fornes
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 11th congressional district

1913–1923
Succeeded by
Anning Smith Prall