Michael J. Hogan

Michael J. Hogan, Congressman from New York

Michael Joseph Hogan (April 22, 1871 – May 7, 1940) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born in New York City, Hogan attended both parochial and public schools.

He served as a member of the 13th Regiment, New York National Guard from 1889 to 1898. From 1914 to 1920 he served on the New York City Board of Aldermen.

He was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1921 – March 3, 1923). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1922 to the Sixty-eighth Congress.

He served as delegate to the Republican State conventions in 1914, 1918, 1920, 1922, 1924, and 1926.

He engaged in the management of a transportation business in New York City.

Hogan was appointed Collector of the Port of New York. In 1935, he was accused of accepting bribes from a smuggling ring bringing illegal alien immigrants into the United States. He was convicted and sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison.[1][2][3][4][5]

He died in Rockville Centre, New York, May 7, 1940 and was interred in Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Hogan Convicted of Taking Bribes, N.Y. Times, Oct. 16, 1935.
  2. ^ Hogan on Stand Recants Denial, N.Y. Times, Oct. 15, 1935.
  3. ^ "Hogan Convicted of Taking Bribes; Ex-Representative Gets Year and a Day in Prison in Naturalization Fraud Case". The New York Times. October 16, 1935. p. 19.
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ [2]


U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
James P. Maher
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 7th congressional district

Succeeded by
John Quayle

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.