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William Fitts Ryan

William Fitts Ryan, American congressman. Served to First lieutenant Field Artillery, Army of the United States, World World War II.

Background

  • Ryan, William Fitts was born on June 28, 1922 in Albion, New York, United States. Son of Bernard and Harriet (Fitts) Ryan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1944. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia, 1949.

    Career

    • Admitted to New York State bar, 1949. Associate firm Hatch, Wolfe, Nash & Teneyck, New York City, 1949-1950. Assistant district attorney New York County, 1950-1957.

      Member 87th-92d congresses from 20th District New York President, New York Young Democrats Club, 1955-1956. Founding member Riverside Democrats, Inc., New York Reform Democratic Movement. Democratic leader 7th Assembly District, New York County, 1957-1961.

      Reform Democratic candidate for mayor of New York City, 1965. Delegate Democratic National Convention, 1968.

    Membership

    Served to First lieutenant Field Artillery, Army of the United States, World World War II.

    Connections

    • Married Priscilla Marbury. Children: William, Priscilla, Virginia, Catherine.
    • father: Bernard Ryan
    • mother: Harriet (Fitts) Ryan
    • spouse: Priscilla Marbury
    • children: William Ryan
    • Priscilla Ryan
    • Virginia Ryan
    • Catherine Ryan
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    Born June 28, 1922
    Died September 17, 1972
    (aged 50)
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