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Q: NYC mayor William O'Dwyer ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: NYC mayor William O'Dwyer
Category: Relationships and Society > Politics
Asked by: halphillips-ga
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Posted: 21 May 2005 13:33 PDT
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Question ID: 524132
William O'Dwyer was elected NYC mayor in 1945.  Before that, he was
the Brooklyn district attorney through 1941.

What did he do in the years in between?
Subject: Re: NYC mayor William O'Dwyer
Answered By: pinkfreud-ga on 21 May 2005 13:51 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
O'Dwyer enlisted in the US Army in 1941, and served until his military
retirement in 1945.

From the official New York City Web site:

"O'Dwyer built up a successful law practice and served as a Kings
County Court judge. He won election as the Kings County District
Attorney in 1939 and his prosecution of the organized crime syndicate,
Murder, Inc., made him a national celebrity as a tough crime fighter.
After losing the election to LaGuardia in 1941, O'Dwyer enlisted in
the Army, achieving the rank of brigadier general."

Elected Mayors of New York City

 William, Brigadier-General 


1945 Retired
1946 - 1950 Mayor of New York
1950 - 1952 Ambassador to Mexico"

The Generals of WWII: Generals from USA'Dwyer/William/USA.html

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Google Web Search: "william o'dwyer" mayor 1941

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