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O'Dwyer, William

Born: 1890 AD
Died: 1964 AD, at 74 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Politician


1890 - Born on the 11th of July in County Mayo, Ireland.

1910 - He worked as a laborer, then as a New York Police officer.

1923 - He received his degree and then built up a successful law practice.

1939 - He won election as the Kings County District Attorney.

1945 - He received the nomination of the Tammany Hall Democrats and easily won the mayoral election.

1948 - He received The Hundred Year Association of New York's Gold Medal Award.

1950 - He became the U.S. Ambassador to Mexico.

1952 - He resigned as a Ambassador, but he remained in Mexico.

1964 - He died on the 24th of November in New York City.


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