James Martin Fitzpatrick
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from New York's 24th district
March 4, 1927 – January 3, 1945
|Preceded by||Benjamin L. Fairchild|
|Succeeded by||Benjamin J. Rabin|
|Born||June 27, 1869|
West Stockbridge, Massachusetts
|Died||April 10, 1949 (aged 79)|
New York City
|Political party||Democratic Party|
In 1891 he moved to The Bronx, where he was employed by the Metropolitan Street Railroad Company and the Interborough Rapid Transit Company until 1925, when he became involved in the real estate business as a partner in the firm Fitzpatrick & Domph.
Fitzpatrick served as a Commissioner of Street Openings and Improvements for the Bronx in 1919, and a member of the New York City Board of Aldermen from 1919 to 1927.
In 1926 he was elected to Congress and served nine terms, March 4, 1927 to January 3, 1945.
Fitzpatrick did not run for reelection in 1944 and retired to New York City. He died there on April 10, 1949 and was buried in Saint Raymond's Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "James M. Fitzpatrick (id: F000175)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- New York Times, J.M. Fitzpatrick, Ex-Congressman; Representative of the Old 24th District, Bronx, for 9 Terms Is Dead, April 11, 1949
- Bronx County Biographies, Biography of James M. Fitzpatrick, reprinted from 1927's "The Bronx and its People: A History, 1609-1927", James L. Wells, Louis F. Haffen, editors, Lewis Historical Publishing Company, publisher.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
Benjamin L. Fairchild
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 24th congressional district
Benjamin J. Rabin
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