Peter Anthony Quinn (May 10, 1904 – December 23, 1974) of New York City was a Democratic U.S. Representative from New York from 1945 to 1947. Quinn was a Justice of the New York Supreme Court from 1955 to 1974.
Peter A. Quinn was born in New York City on May 10, 1904. He attended the St. Brigid’s and St. Raymond’s School, and graduated from Manhattan Preparatory School in 1922. He graduated from Manhattan College in 1926; and from Fordham University School of Law in 1929. He was admitted to the bar in 1931, and practiced in New York City.
In January 1949, Quinn became a Judge on New York City's Municipal Court. From 1955 to 1960 he was a Judge on the City Court, and Chief Judge beginning in 1957. In 1960, Quinn was elected a Justice of the New York Supreme Court, and remained on the bench until his death.
His son Peter Quinn is an author whose works include 2007's Looking for Jimmy: A Search for Irish America.
- United States Congress. "Peter A. Quinn (id: Q000019)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Peter A. Quinn at Find a Grave
- New York Times, P.A. Quinn Inducted as Justice, January 11, 1949
- New York Times, Bronx Justice Elected As Chief of City Court, March 19, 1957
- New York Times, Justice Peter A. Quinn, 14 Years On State Supreme Court, Dead, December 24, 1974
- Peter Quinn, Looking for Jimmy: A Search for Irish America, 2007
|New York Assembly|
|Preceded by |
Christopher C. McGrath
| New York State Assembly |
Bronx County, 6th District
Julius J. Gans
|U.S. House of Representatives|
|Preceded by |
Hamilton Fish III
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives |
from New York's 26th congressional district
David M. Potts