John F. Killgrew (September 11, 1894 – January 8, 1968) was an American politician from New York.
He was born on September 11, 1894, in Manhattan, New York City. He attended Public School No. 51 and DeWitt Clinton High School. During World War I he served in the U.S. Navy, attaining the rank of lieutenant. After the war he joined the merchant marine.
Killgrew was a member of the New York State Assembly (New York Co., 5th D.) in 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937 and 1938; and was Majority Leader in 1935. In 1938, he ran for re-nomination, but was defeated in the Democratic primary by Owen McGivern.
- "KILLGREW, JOHN" at Social Security Info
- New York Red Book (1937; pg. 102)
- KILLGREW SELECTED FOR FLOOR LEADER in the New York Times on December 15, 1934 (subscription required)
- HAILS VICTORY FLEET FOR ITS PART IN WAR in the New York Times on July 18, 1943 (subscription required)
- JOHN F. KILLGREW, EX-ASSEMBLYMAN in the New York Times on January 9, 1968 (subscription required)
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Frank A. Carlin
| New York State Assembly
New York County, 5th District
Russell G. Dunmore
| Majority Leader of the New York State Assembly
Oswald D. Heck