Patrick Joseph Sullivan

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Patrick Joseph Sullivan
Patrick Joseph Sullivan.jpg
United States Senator
from Wyoming
In office
December 5, 1929 – November 30, 1930
Preceded byFrancis E. Warren
Succeeded byRobert D. Carey
Member of the Wyoming House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
Born(1865-03-17)March 17, 1865
Bantry, County Cork, Ireland
DiedApril 8, 1935(1935-04-08) (aged 70)
Santa Barbara, California
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Honora Sullivan[1]

Patrick Joseph Sullivan (March 17, 1865 – April 8, 1935) was an American politician. He was the mayor of Casper, Wyoming from 1897 to 1898 and was a Republican member of the United States Senate from Wyoming from 1929 to 1930.


Sullivan was born on a farm at Kilcrohane, west of Bantry, County Cork, Ireland, he emigrated to America in 1888, landed in New York City, and moved to the Territory of Wyoming where he raised sheep in Rawlins. He moved to Casper in 1892, and became interested in banking, the production of oil, and various other enterprises.

He was a member of the Wyoming House of Representatives from 1894 until 1896, and from 1898 until 1900,[2] he served as the mayor of Casper from 1897 until 1899.[3] In 1912 and 1916 he was a delegate to the Republican National Convention from Wyoming, he was a member of the Republican National Committee from Wyoming in 1924.

On December 5, 1929 he was appointed as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Francis E. Warren. He served in the US Senate from December 5, 1929, to November 30, 1930, when Robert D. Carey succeeded him.[4] He was not a candidate for the election to fill the vacancy.


Sullivan died on April 8, 1935 in Santa Barbara, California, he is interred in Highland Cemetery in Casper, Wyoming.[5]


  1. ^ "Honora Sullivan". Find A Grave. Retrieved November 18, 2012.
  2. ^ "SULLIVAN, Patrick Joseph, (1865 - 1935)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved November 18, 2012.
  3. ^ "Sullivan, Patrick Joseph (1865-1935)". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved November 18, 2012.
  4. ^ "Sen. Patrick Sullivan". Retrieved November 18, 2012.
  5. ^ "Patrick Joseph Sullivan". Find A Grave. Retrieved November 18, 2012.

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Political offices
Preceded by
George B. McCalmont
Mayor of Casper
Succeeded by
W.S. Kimball
U.S. Senate
Preceded by
Francis E. Warren
U.S. Senator (Class 1) from Wyoming
Succeeded by
Robert D. Carey