John Joseph O'Connor
|Chair of the House Rules Committee|
January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1939
|Speaker||Joseph W. Byrns Sr.|
William B. Bankhead
|Preceded by||William B. Bankhead|
|Succeeded by||Adolph J. Sabath|
|Member of the|
U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 16th district
November 6, 1923 – January 3, 1939
|Preceded by||William Bourke Cockran|
|Succeeded by||James H. Fay|
|Member of the New York State Assembly|
from the New York County, 12th district
January 1, 1921 – November 6, 1923
|Preceded by||Martin G. McCue|
|Succeeded by||Paul T. Kammerer Jr.|
|Born||November 23, 1885|
|Died||January 26, 1960 (aged 74)|
|Alma mater||Brown University |
Harvard University School of Law
John Joseph O'Connor (November 23, 1885 – January 26, 1960) was an American politician from New York.
He was elected as a Democrat to the 68th United States Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of W. Bourke Cockran, and was re-elected to the 69th, 70th, 71st, 72nd, 73rd, 74th and 75th United States Congresses, holding office from November 6, 1923, to January 3, 1939. He was one of the few Democrats targeted in the 1938 primaries by Franklin D. Roosevelt to be defeated. He was a delegate at large to the 1936 Democratic National Convention. He died in Washington, D.C..
He was chairman of the House Rules Committee between 1935 and 1939.
- James T. Patterson, Congressional Conservatism and the New Deal: The Growth of the Conservative Coalition in Congress, 1933-1939 (Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky, 1967), pp. 278-290.
- Dodge 2005, p. 1671.
- Dodge, Andrew R. (2005). Biographical Directory of the United States Congress: 1774-2005. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office. ISBN 9780160731761.
- Media related to John J. O'Connor (politician) at Wikimedia Commons
- United States Congress. "John J. O'Connor (id: O000030)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.