Augustine Lonergan

Augustine Lonergan ( born May 20, 1874 in Thompson, Connecticut, † October 18, 1947 in Washington DC ) was an American politician (Democratic Party), who represented the state of Connecticut in both chambers of Congress.

After attending the public schools in Rockville and Bridgeport Lonergan studied at Yale University and received his law degree there in 1902. He was admitted to the bar and began to work as a lawyer in Hartford.

From 1910 to 1912 he was a member of the Municipal Planning Commission, in the same period, he was deputy to the top legal representative ( Corporation Counsel ) of Hartford. In 1912, then began Lonergan's political career with election to the House of Representatives of the United States. The re-election in 1914, he missed, but he succeeded in 1916, returns for another four years before he no longer took in 1920 for election.

This year Lonergan ran for the U.S. Senate, but failed; In 1928 he also lost in the Senate election, so he worked as a lawyer again. In 1930 he was again elected for two years in the House of Representatives, before in 1932 but still succeeded the change in the Senate. After six years in office, he stepped down on January 3, 1939 after he had failed a year in the re-election.

Augustine Lonergan remained in Washington, where he was again working as a lawyer in the sequence and died in 1947. He was buried in Hartford.