Michael J. Gillen (August 5, 1885 – February 1, 1942) was an American politician from New York.
He was born on August 5, 1885, in Brooklyn, the son of John Gillen (1853–1924) and Margaret Nancy (McGrath) Gillen (1860–1944). He attended the public schools. He engaged in the real estate and insurance business. On February 4, 1917, he married Mary Agnes Burke (1894–1963), and they had several children.
Gillen was a member of the New York State Assembly (Kings Co., 3rd D.) in 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939–40 and 1941–42.
He died on February 1, 1942, in Brooklyn, of a heart attack; and was buried at the Holy Cross Cemetery there.
^ MICHAEL J. GILLEN, ASSEMBLYMAN, 57 in the New York Times on February 2, 1942 (subscription required)
Michael J. Gillen at Find a Grave
New York Assembly
Frank J. Taylor
New York State Assembly
Kings County, 3rd District
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