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Edmund O'Connor (November 1848 near Mallow, County Cork, Ireland - July 15, 1898 Binghamton, Broome County, New York) was an American lawyer and politician from New York. He was President pro tempore of the New York State Senate in 1895.

Life

He came with his parents to the United States when he was three years old, and they settled at Little Falls, New York. After the death of his father in 1862, he began to work at a railroad blacksmith shop, and studied at Little Falls Academy and Delhi Academy from where he graduated in 1868. Then he studied law in the office of Judge Rollin H. Smith in Little Falls, was admitted to the bar in 1870 in Oswego, New York. In 1873, he removed to Binghamton. From 1880 on, he was a trustee of the Binghamton State Asylum

He was a Republican member of the New York State Senate from 1890 to 1895, and was President pro tempore in 1895.

His brother William O'Connor was a port warden of the Port of New York.

Sources

  • [1] Political Graveyard
  • [2] Obit in NYT on July 16, 1898
Political offices
Preceded by
Charles T. Saxton
President pro tempore of the New York State Senate
1895
Succeeded by
Timothy E. Ellsworth
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