William J. Graney

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William J. Graney (1900)

William J. Graney (May 5, 1858 – May 26, 1913) was an American politician from New York.


He was born on May 5, 1858, in Dobbs Ferry, Westchester County, New York. He attended the public schools, and graduated from Dobbs Ferry High School. Then he became a bookkeeper. Later he managed the Hatch Lithographing Company. He entered politics as a Democrat.[1]

He was Register of Westchester County from 1893[2] to 1895.[3] In 1893, he married Mary Louise Maher (died 1897).

Graney was a member of the New York State Assembly (Westchester Co., 2nd D.) in 1898; and a member of the New York State Senate (22nd D.) in 1899 and 1900.

He was again Register of Westchester County at the time of his death.[4] He died on May 26, 1913, at his home at 33 Radford Street in Yonkers, New York, from "a complication of diseases".[5]


  1. ^ New York Red Book (1900; pg. 74f)
  2. ^ Westchester's New Register in the New York Times on January 4, 1893
  3. ^ CORRECT VOTE OF WESTCHESTER in the New York Times on November 8, 1895
  4. ^ Register of Westchester Dead in the New York Times on May 27, 1913
  5. ^ OBITUARY; William J. Graney in the Dobbs Ferry Register, of Dobbs Ferry
New York Assembly
Preceded by
Richard S. Emmet Jr.
New York State Assembly
Westchester County, 2nd District

Succeeded by
William Henderson, Jr.
New York State Senate
Preceded by
J. Irving Burns
New York State Senate
22nd District

Succeeded by
Isaac N. Mills