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Lawyer

William J. Hynes, Irish lawyer.

Background

Hynes, William J. was born on March 31, 1842 in Kilkee, Company Clare, Ireland. Son of Thomas and Catherine (O’Shea) Hynes.

Education

Father died in 1847, and mother brought family to the United States in 1853, settling in Springfield, Massachusetts. Education common schools. Columbian U. Law School, Washington, 1868-1870.

Career

Judge George B. Way, of Ohio, September 1871. Admitted to bar, 1870, and practiced at Little Rock, Arkansas. Elected to 43d Congress from Arkansas at-large on Greeley ticket, 1872.

Reëlected by popular vote, 1874, but “counted out”. In practice at Chicago. since 1875. Home: Chicago, Ill.

Connections

Married Jennie W., d.

father:
Thomas Hynes

mother:
Catherine (O’Shea) Hynes

spouse:
Jennie W.