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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Michael J Enright b Kerry 1830 Chgo 1884
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2007 06:45:27 -0500

MICHAEL J. ENRIGHT was born in the county of Kerry, Ireland about
1830, and was reared on a farm. In 1848 be came to America, locating
in Buffalo and was employed in railroading. He also resided in
Detroit, Mich., for some years, where he was employed as baggage
master on the L. S. & M. S. R. R. Mr. Enright came to Chicago in
1863, was employed in various capacities; July 12, 1865, he moved to
the Union Stock Yards, and is now the oldest settler in this
locality. He has since his arrival here been engaged in conducting a
hotel, principally for the use of men employed in the Union Stock
Yards. Mr. Enright is well known in this locality, and has at times
taken an active interest in politics.

page 675
History of Early Chicago
Albert D. Hager

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