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Walter Aloysius Lynch (July 7, 1894 New York Citymarker – September 10, 1957 Belle Harbormarker, Queensmarker) was an American politician from New Yorkmarker.

Life

He graduated from Fordham Universitymarker in 1915 and Fordham University School of Law in 1918. He served as a magistrate of New York Citymarker in 1930.

He was elected Democrat to the 76th United States Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Edward W. Curley, and was re-elected to the 77th, 78th, 79th, 80th and 81st United States Congresses, serving from February 20, 1940, to January 3, 1951.

In 1950, he ran for Governor of New York, but was defeated in a landslide by the incumbent Governor Thomas E. Dewey. He was elected to the New York Supreme Court and served from January 1955 until his death.

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