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Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Call (Callaghan) J. McCarthy native KillarneyChampion flycaster
Date: Fri, 5 Oct 2007 21:38:34 -0500
CALLAGHAN JOSEPH MCCARTHY
Chicago Tribune, Oct 24, 1921
FLY CASTER, DIES
Funeral services for CALL J MCCARTHY, three times holder of the
fly casting championship, and one of the best known anglers in the
will be held at HOLY CROSS church at 65th St and Maryland Avenue, at
this morning. Burial will be in MT OLIVET CEMETERY.
Mr McCarthy, who won the championship for the third time at
last summer, died on Friday. His death came only a few months after
his father, TIMOTHY MCCARTHY, who died lst August in Ireland.
Both men were famous anglers. Mr McCarthy was born in KILLARNEY
IRELAND in 1878, coming to the US in 1910.
Callaghan J. McCarthy, Oct 21 , 1921 at 6118 Champlain Ave.
Funeral Monday Oct 24 from chapel, 912 Madison St to Holy Cross church,
corner 65th and Maryland ave where high mass will be celebrated at 10am
Interment at Mount Olivet.
DOB per WWI draft Reg Dec 10, 1876
Mother per WWI draft Reg--Mary McCarthy Kilkenny Ire
Owned his own business: Fishing Tackle Manufacturer at 219 So
In the 1920 census taken on Jan 12th, he was single age 43, emigrated
1894, naturalized 1903.
He was lodging with a Nellie M and Guy A. Hill at the Champlain address.