Matthew J. Troy

matthew j. troy in 1934

Matthew J. Troy Was the President of the United Irish Counties Association From 1932 – 1934

Born: October 12, 1891

Died: September, 1984


Matthew J. Troy was born in Ballymore in Co. Westmeath, Ireland and was raised in Ballynacargy in Co. Westmeath. He moved to the United States in 1910 and lived in New York City, first in Manhattan and then later in Brooklyn.


Graduate of:

Fordham University – B.S.

Fordham University School of Law – L.L.B.

St. John’s Graduate School of Law – L.L.M.


Appointed City Magistrate by Mayor La Guardia in 1936

Head of the Christians and Jews Organization



Matthew J. Troy - United Irish Counties


Christopher J. Murray, William Honan, Matthew J. Troy, Dick O'BRien


Matthew J. Troy - United Irish Counties - 1926


planning irish ball


Photo with Lord Mayor of Dublin and Mayor Fiorello La Guardia on March 13, 1935.
La Guardia, Byrnes, Matthew J. Troy 1935

Photo taken in Mullingar, Co. Westmeath in 1971
Matthew J. Troy and wife - Mullingar, Co. Westmeath 1971


Photo in 1917 at the military training camp in Plattsburgh, NY. Troy is in the top row, 3rd from the left.

matthew j. troy - 1917 - ww1

 matthew j troy training for world war 1