James P. Glynn

James Peter Glynn ( born November 12, 1867 in Winsted, Litchfield County, Connecticut, † March 6, 1930 in Washington DC ) was an American politician. Between 1915 and 1923, and again 1925-1930, he represented the state of Connecticut in the U.S. House of Representatives.


James Glynn attended the public schools of his home. After a subsequent study of law and its made ​​in 1895 admitted to the bar, he began practicing in his new profession in Winsted. In this city he was 1892-1902 and Town Clerk ( Town Clerk ). Between 1899 and 1902 Glynn served as a prosecutor at the Municipal Court in Winsted; 1902 to 1914 he was postmaster in this city.

Glynn was a member of the Republican Party. In the congressional elections of 1914 he was elected the fifth electoral district of Connecticut in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, where he succeeded the Democrats William Kennedy on March 4, 1915. After three re- elections, he was able to complete 1923 four contiguous legislatures in Congress until March 3. In this time of the First World War, the nationwide introduction of women's suffrage and Prohibition Act fell. In 1921, Glynn was chairman of the committee responsible for supervising the expenditure of the Post Ministry.

In the elections of 1922, Glynn was defeated by Democrat Patrick B. O'Sullivan. But two years later he was able to regain his previous mandate. So he moved on March 4, 1925 again in the House of Representatives. There he remained after two re- elections until his death in a train near Washington on March 6, 1930.