Frank T. Fitzgerald

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Frank T. Fitzgerald, Congressman from New York

Frank Thomas Fitzgerald (May 4, 1857 – November 25, 1907) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born in New York City, Fitzgerald was graduated from the College of St. Francis Xavier, New York City, from St. Mary's College, Niagara Falls, New York, in 1876, and from the Columbia Law School, New York City, in 1878. He was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in New York City in 1879.

Fitzgerald was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-first Congress. He served from March 4, 1889, until November 4, 1889, when he resigned, having been elected register of New York County and held that office until 1892. He served as delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1893.

Fitzgerald was elected surrogate of New York County in 1892 for a term of fourteen years. He was reelected in 1906 and served in this capacity until his death in New York City November 25, 1907. He was interred Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, New York.


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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Amos J. Cummings
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 6th congressional district

March 4, 1889 – November 4, 1889
Succeeded by
Charles Henry Turner