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William Fitts Ryan

congressman

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