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Congressman

William Patrick Connery, American congressman. Admitted to bar of District of Columbia, October 1934. Enlisted in 101st Infantry, United States of America, August 23, 1917; served 19 months with American Expeditionary Force in France; promoted regimental color sergeant, September 25, 1918; honorary discharge April 28, 1919.

Background

Connery, William Patrick was born on August 24, 1888 in Lynn, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William P. and Mary T. (Haven) Connery.

Education

Student, Montreal University of Canberra, 1904. Student, Holy Cross College, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1908. Master of Arts (honorary), 1925.

Career

Actor Bush Temple Stock Company, Chicago, 1909. With George M. Cohan, musical and dramatic productions, Margaret Anglin, Irene Franklin. Later candy manufacturer Lynn.

Member 68th to 74th Congresses, 7th Massachusetts District, 1923-1937. Reelected 71st Congress on both Republican and Democratic tickets.

Achievements

  • Admitted to bar of District of Columbia, October 1934.

Membership

Enlisted in 101st Infantry, United States of America, August 23, 1917. Served 19 months with American Expeditionary Force in France. Promoted regimental color sergeant, September 25, 1918.

Honorary discharge April 28, 1919.

Connections

Married Marie Antoinette Manseau, May 7, 1912. 1 daughter, Marie Therese.

father:
William P. Connery

mother:
Mary T. (Haven) Connery

spouse:
Marie Antoinette Manseau