John W. Sullivan

Representative from Kossuth county, was born near La Salle, Illinois, June 13, 1862. He came with his parents, both of whom were natives of Ireland, to Iowa in 1870. Attended the public schools in Johnson county, Iowa. Also attended Hiatt's Academy at Iowa City. Graduated from the law department of the State University of Iowa In 1887. Became a resident of Algona, Iowa, In 1890, since which time he has practiced law there. His family consists of his wife, who was Miss Essie Cordingley of Algona, Iowa, and one son. Elected representative in 1914. A democrat in politics.

~Iowa Official Register 1915-1916; Biographies of State Representatives, p. 738

Submitted by Sharyl Ferrall

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