J. Burrwood Daly

John Burrwood Daly ( born February 13, 1872 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, † March 12, 1939 ) was an American politician. Between 1935 and 1939 he represented the State of Pennsylvania in the U.S. House of Representatives.


J. Burrwood Daly attended the public schools of his native land and from then until 1890, the La Salle College, also in Philadelphia. Subsequently, he studied until 1896 at the local University of Pennsylvania. After studying law and his 1896 was admitted as a lawyer, he started working in Philadelphia in this profession. From 1914 to 1922 he was deputy district attorney in Philadelphia. After that, he was from 1923 to 1930 the faculty at La Salle College. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Democratic Party launched a political career.

In the congressional elections of 1934, Daly was the fourth electoral district of Pennsylvania in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Republican George W. Edmonds on 3 January 1935. After two re- elections he could remain until his death on March 12, 1939 at the Congress. During this time, many of the New Deal legislation of the Roosevelt administration there have been adopted.