McDonough, John Joseph, 1895-1962.

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John J. McDonough was born in St. Paul on September 25, 1895. He attended the College of St. Thomas and graduated from the St. Paul College of Law in 1918. A Democrat, he was elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 1924, serving through 1934, and in 1937 served as the chief clerk of the House. He ran for the fourth congressional district seat in 1932, but was defeated. McDonough served as mayor of St. Paul from 1940 to 1948, and died in St. Paul on February 27, 1962.

From the guide to the Scrapbooks about St. Paul., 1940-1948., (Minnesota Historical Society)

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referencedIn Herrold, George H. The story of planning St. Paul from the beginnings to 1953, 1958. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf McDonough, John Joseph, 1895-1962. Scrapbooks about St. Paul, 1940-1948. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Scrapbooks about St. Paul., 1940-1948. Minnesota Historical Society
creatorOf Day, Vince A. (Vincent Alpheus), 1885-1945. Vince A. Day papers, 1906-1945. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf St. Paul-Ramsey County War History Committee. Committee records, 1942-1946. Minnesota Historical Society Library
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associatedWith Day, Vince A. (Vincent Alpheus), 1885-1945. person
associatedWith Delaney, Edward K. person
associatedWith Delaney, Edward K. person
associatedWith Democratic Party (U.S.). corporateBody
associatedWith Herrold, George H. person
associatedWith Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978. person
associatedWith Minneapolis-Saint Paul Metropolitan Airports Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith Oehler, Harry William, 1888- person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
associatedWith Saint Paul (Minn.). Fair Employment Practices Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith St. Paul-Ramsey County War History Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith St. Paul Winter Carnival. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Saint Paul (Minn.)
Minnesota--Saint Paul
Capitol Approach (Saint Paul, Minn.)
Minneapolis (Minn.)
United States
United States
Capitol Approach (Saint Paul, Minn.).
Saint Paul (Minn.)
Minneapolis (Minn.).
Subject
Education--Minnesota--Saint Paul
Education
Housing--Minnesota--Saint Paul
Housing
World War, 1939-1945
Occupation
Mayors--Minnesota--Saint Paul
Mayors
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Birth 1895

Death 1962

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