Owen D. Connolly
City of Troy

This biography is from Troy and Rensselaer County, New York, Volume III, by Rutherford Hayner, Lewis Historical Publishing Company, Inc., New York and Chicago, 1925. It was submitted by Debby Masterson.

OWEN D. CONNOLLYóJust a few years after being granted the privilege of practicing law in New York State, Mr. Connolly was called upon to serve as an assistant city attorney and has continued to act in that capacity. He is a son of John and Katherine (Wall) Connolly.

Owen D. Connolly was born at Troy, New York, September 29, 1876. He was educated in the Lansingburg public schools and academy. When he left the latter he secured employment to support himself while engaged in the study of law in the office of Hon. William J. Roche. In 1900 he was admitted to the bar and four years later assumed the duties of his present office, associated with the city government. Mr. Connolly is a member of the Rensselaer County Bar Association, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Knights of Columbus, Laurette Boat Club, and St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church, in Lansingburg.

Mr. Connolly was united in marriage with Rosa T. Flynn, and they are the parents of Roslyn C, and Owen D., Jr., both of whom are attending the local schools.



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