Frank Joseph McNulty

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Frank Joseph McNulty (1914)

Frank Joseph McNulty (born August 10, 1872 in Londonderry , United Kingdom , †  May 26, 1926 in Newark , New Jersey ) was an American politician . Between 1923 and 1925 he represented the state of New Jersey in the US House of Representatives .


In 1876, Frank McNulty and his parents came to New York City from their Northern Irish homeland , where he attended public schools. In 1901 he became vice president of the Union of Workers in the Electrical Industry ( International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers ); from 1903 to 1918 he was its president. In the following years he was still active in this field. During the First World War , McNulty served as the vice-president of an arbitration committee in the railroad industry. Between 1917 and 1921 he was also deputy chief of the Newark Public Safety Authority.

Politically, McNulty was a member of the Democratic Party . In the 1922 congressional election he was elected to the US House of Representatives in Washington, DC in the eighth constituency of New Jersey , where he succeeded Herbert W. Taylor on March 4, 1923 . Since he was not confirmed in 1924, he could only serve one term in Congress until March 3, 1925 . After his tenure in the US House of Representatives, McNulty resumed his previous activities. He died in Newark on May 26, 1926.

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