Patrick Joseph Sullivan
(March 17, 1865 April 8, 1935) was the mayor of Casper, Wyoming
from 1897 to 1898 and was a Republican
member of the United States Senate
from 1929 to 1930.
Sullivan was born on a farm at Kilcrohane
west of Bantry
, County Cork, Ireland
. He emigrated to America in 1888, landed in New York
, and moved to the Territory of Wyoming
where he raised sheep in Rawlins
. He moved to Casper in 1892, and became interested in banking, the production of oil, and various other enterprises. He was a member of the Wyoming House of Representatives
from 1894–1896 and 1898–1900, and served as the mayor of Casper from 1897-1899. He was appointed on December 5, 1929 as a Republican to the Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Francis E. Warren
. He served from December 5, 1929, to November 20, 1930, when Robert D. Carey
succeeded him. He was not a candidate for the election to fill the vacancy.
Sullivan died in Santa Barbara, California
in 1935 and was interred in Highland Cemetery in Casper.