John Fitzgibbons Edit Profile
He attended the public schools, and was employed as a railway trainman in 1885, served as legislative representative of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen of New York State from 1896 to 1914 and again from February 1915 until January 1, 1933, and served as referee for the New York State Labor Bureau in 1914 and 1915.
His family removed to Oswego, New York, in 1870. He was an alderman of Oswego in 1908 and 1909. And Mayor of Oswego from 1910 to 1911, and from 1918 to 1921.
He was a delegate to the 1920, 1924 and 1932 Democratic National Conventions. In 1932, he was elected at-large as a Democrat to the 73rd United States Congress, holding office from March 4, 1933, to January 3, 1935. Afterwards he resumed his post as legislative representative for the Railroad Brotherhoods in Albany until his death in a Buffalo hospital in 1941.
He was buried at the St. Peter's Cemetery in Oswego.
Member 73d Congress (1933-1935), New York at large.
Married Nellie M. Stone, January 24, 1900.