Timothy Sullivan

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  1. Richard F, Welch, King of the Bowery, p. 107.
  2. Records, Mulligan, Lawrence & Catherine, Transfiguration Church, 29 Mott Street, New York City, May 1869. See also: Schedule 1, "Inhabitants in the 6th District, 6th Ward in the County of New York," p. 11. Census, New York City 1870, 6th Ward.
  3. 1 2 Longworth, Alice Roosevelt (1980). Crowded hours. Signal lives. New York: Arno Press. p. 176. ISBN   978-0-405-12846-2.
  4. MacNeil, Neil (1963). Forge of Democracy: The House of Representatives. New York, NY: David McKay Company. p. 120.
  5. Carlebach, Michael (2011). Bain's New York: The City in News Pictures 1900-1925. Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, Inc. p. 179. ISBN   978-0-4864-7858-6.
  6. 3Chapter 195, "An Act to Amend the [New York State] Penal Law in Relation to the Sale and Carrying of Dangerous Weapons." May 1911. See also: "Suffragists Cheer Big Tim Sullivan..." New York Times, March 31, 1912. C6. For a listing of Sullivan's legislative activity, see: New York Legislative Index, 1909-1912. (New York State Library, Albany)
  7. "Dewey Theatre". Cinema Treasures. Retrieved March 25, 2016.
  8. For background about Sullivan's theatrical interests see: "Plan for a 'Dewey Theatre'". New York Times. July 1, 1898. p. 7. Retrieved March 25, 2016 via newspapers.com. "For a New Theatre in Second Avenue" (PDF). [New York] Morning Telegraph. January 26, 1903. p. 7. Retrieved June 23, 2013. "Sullivan's New Theatre". 'New York Times. October 22, 1903. p. 9. Retrieved March 26, 2016 via newspapers.com.Variety, March 13, 1914, 5; Variety, March 27, 1914, 5; Variety, April 3, 1914, 1; Variety, December 14, 1907, p. 10. For in-depth coverage of Sullivan's boxing interests, see: Riess, Steven A. Riess. "Sports and Machine Politics in New York city, 1870-1920," in Making of America. ed. Donald Spivey. (Westport, CT. 1985)
  9. Dennis, ("Flatnose Denny) was a brother of U.S. Rep. Christopher D. Sullivan. The former, a one-time police detective, was murdered on the Coney Island boardwalk in June 1922, see "Dinnie" Sullivan Slain by Blackjack, New York Times, 21 June 1922, 1. For additional information on the Sullivan clan, see: "Little Tim Dead at Forty." New York Times, December 23, 1909. 1. See also: "Sullivan is Last of a Famous Line, New York Times, August 3, 1937; "Sullivans and Tammany." New York Times, August 6, 1942. Editorial
  10. Czitrom, Dan. Underworld and Underdogs: Big Tim Sullivan and Metropolitan Politics in New York, 1889-1913. Journal of American History. 78.2. (1991)
  11. "Fed by Senator Sullivan: Three Thousand Bowery Lodging House Men his Guests." New York Times, December 26, 1899.
  12. Logan, Andy. Against the Evidence: The Becker-Rosenthal Affair. London: Weidenfeld, 1970
  13. New York Times, September 17, 1903, p. 8; New York Times, September 20, 1903, 1. See also: Humbert s. Nelli. The Business of Crime: Italian and Syndicate Crime in the United States. New York, 1976. 101-140
  14. Clarence Lexow, Report and Proceedings of the Senate Committee Appointed to Investigate the Police Department of the City of New York, 5 vols. Albany, 1895. See also, Parkhurst, Charles Henry. My Forty Years in New York. New York: MacMillan, 1923
  15. New York State Supreme Court, "In the Matter of the Application for the Appointment of a Committee of the Person and Property of Timothy D. Sullivan." January 24, 1913
  16. New York World, "Says Blackjack May have Killed Big Tim Sullivan," November 18, 1914, 1; New York Times, September 10, 1913, 1; New York Times, September 11, 1913, 4; New York Times, September 14, 1913, 1; New York World, September 10, 1913, 3. "Bureau to Identify Bodies Will be Established as a Result of Sullivan Case." New York Times. September 27, 1913
  17. Records of Calvary and Allied Cemeteries, Woodside, NY. Section 9, Plot 197, Graves 1-9. See also: and , keyword: Sullivan, Timothy D.
  18. "Depose (P.H.) Sullivan as Bowery Leader." New York Times, February 16, 1916. 1.
  19. Aida Sullivan, rumored to be Big Tim's natural daughter, was formally adopted by the Sullivans from the New York Foundling Hospital in 1894. She ultimately received a $50,000 life insurance policy from the Sullivan estate. See: "Says She Will Sue: Miss Sullivan Asserts Big Tim Made a Will Providing for Her." New York Times, September 18, 1913, 2. Sullivan had another daughter, Margaret Catherine, born to Margaret A. Holland, who received a $50,000 life insurance policy from his estate. See, New York World, December 10, 1913, 1; New York Tribune, December 10, 1913
  20. "The Life of Big Tim Sullivan; Or, from Newsboy to Senator (1914) - IMDb" via www.imdb.com.
  21. The Life of Big Tim Sullivan; Or, From Newsboy to Senator. Gotham Film Co., 1914. Sullivan left no diaries and very few private letters. Autobiographical materials comes largely through his own statements in the press of his era.
  22. "Actors' Fund Field Day (1910) - IMDb" via www.imdb.com.

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Timothy D. Sullivan
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Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
from New York
In office
March 4, 1903 July 27, 1906
New York State Assembly
Preceded by
Thomas Maher
New York State Assembly
New York County, 2nd District

Succeeded by
New York State Senate
Preceded by
Thomas F. Cunningham
New York State Senate
9th District

Succeeded by
Preceded by New York State Senate
11th District

Succeeded by
Preceded by New York State Senate
12th District

Succeeded by
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by Member of the  U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 8th congressional district

Succeeded by
Preceded by Member of the  U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 13th congressional district

Succeeded by