Garret McEnerney and the Irish pursuit of success : San Francisco : typescript, 1976 May 28.


Garret McEnerney and the Irish pursuit of success : San Francisco : typescript, 1976 May 28.

Remarks delivered before the Irish Literary and Historical Society, San Francisco. A sketch of the career of the California lawyer; his work in settling Pious Fund claims; his role as advisor to Mayor Eugene Schmitz during the San Francisco earthquake and fire, 1906; defense of Abe Ruef; association with A.P. Giannini and the Bank of Italy; his position as Regent of the University of California; and comparison of the lives of McEnerney and Peter Christopher Yorke.

[1], 17 leaves ; 28 cm.

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