John A. McGuire

John Andrew McGuire ( born February 28, 1906 in Wallingford, Connecticut, † May 28, 1976 ) was an American politician. Between 1949 and 1953 he represented the third electoral district of the state of Connecticut in the U.S. House of Representatives.


John McGuire attended the public schools of his home and then to 1928, Dartmouth College in Hanover (New Hampshire). Between 1928 and 1934 he was a bank clerk; 1934 to 1949, he served as town clerk ( Town Clerk ) in Wallingford. Since 1935 he has also worked in the insurance industry.

Politically McGuire was a member of the Democratic Party. In 1946 he was chairman of the party in Connecticut. Between 1936 and 1956 he took part in the regional party conferences in his home state as the delegate. In the congressional elections of 1948 he was in the third district of Connecticut in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC selected. There he came into effect on January 3, 1949 is the successor of Ellsworth Foote of the Republican Party, whom he had beaten in the election. After a re-election in 1950 he was able to complete in Congress until January 3, 1953 two legislative sessions. For the 1952 elections, he was defeated by Republican Albert W. Cretella.

After his time in the U.S. House of Representatives John McGuire worked in the insurance industry, the real estate market and in the travel business. In the years 1961 and 1962 he was a member of the House of Connecticut. In 1969 he became deputy chief of police in New Haven County. After that, he was head of the town of Wallingford apartment Dezernats. A post he held until his death on 28 May 1976.