Thomas Kirwan

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Thomas Kirwan
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New York State Assembly District 100
Former officeholder
In office
2011 - 2011
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedFebruary 28, 2011
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
ProfessionRetired policeman
Office website
Thomas Kirwan was a Republican member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 100. He passed away in 2011 at the age of 78. He was first elected in 1994 but was successfully challenged by Frank Skartados (D) in 2008. He regained his seat in 2010, defeating Skartados by 15 votes.[1][2]

Kirwan earned his B.A. in History and Political Science from Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh. He lived in Newburgh with his wife, Verna. They had two children, Victoria and Matthew, and two grandchildren, Peter and Matthew.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kirwan was appointed to the following committees:



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Kirwan was uncontested in the September 14 Republican primary. Kirwan defeated incumbent Frank Skartados (D) in the general election on November 2 by 15 votes. Due to prolonged legal challenges, it is believed to be the longest undecided race in New York history.[3]

Campaign donors


In 2010, Kirwan raised a total of $26,779 in campaign contributions.[4]

His largest four campaign contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
New York Republican Assembly Campaign Cmte $5,000
Kaplan, William $2,500
Rooney, Peter E $2,400
T/O Newburgh Rep Cmte $2,300

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Political offices
Preceded by
Frank Skartados
New York Assembly - District 100
1995-2008; 2011–2011
Succeeded by
Frank Skartados