Daniel J. O'Donnell

Politician

1960 –

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Who is Daniel J. O'Donnell?

Daniel J. O'Donnell is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing the 69th district in Manhattan, made up of the neighborhoods of Manhattan Valley, Morningside Heights, and portions of the Upper West Side and West Harlem. He is also the older brother of entertainer Rosie O'Donnell.

In 2008 he was considered by New York Governor David Paterson to fill the Senate vacancy created by the appointment of Hillary Rodham Clinton as President Obama's Secretary of State. Paterson ultimately appointed upstate Congresswoman Kirsten Gillibrand to the seat.

O'Donnell was the legislative sponsor of the Marriage Equality Act during its successful passage and signature into law on June 24, 2011.

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Born
Nov 17, 1960
Queens
Also known as
  • Daniel O'Donnell
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Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • George Washington University
  • The Catholic University of America
  • CUNY School of Law
Lived in
  • Queens
  • Manhattan

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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