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From: patricia meyers <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] John E. Corrigan
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2007 10:56:02 -0800 (PST)


Maybe Kathy O'Leary, the reference librarian at Oak Lawn Library, might know of John.

Nan, is Kathy on this list?

Patti


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Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] John E. Corrigan

Not too long ago I remember stumbling upon a website that John had created primarily for genealogists (I presume) who were seeking information on their Chicago Irish ancestors. I googled his named today and unfortunately was unable to find it again. It may still be out there. I seem to remember that it was a "pay-for-information" site, but it might be well worth looking for again.

I remember meeting John Corrigan back in the 1970s at organizational meetings of the Chicago Irish Folklife Society which published a newsletter Sceal from 1979-1983 (I still have copies of it in my files). They were then doing great work in studying, and publicizing Chicago's rich Irish-American history. John also taught a course on Chicago Irish history at St. Xavier's College for a time. His special interest if I remember correctly, was the Fenian and Clan-na-Gael movements in the city during the 19th century of which he was an expert!

Tom Cook
Portland, OR

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From: Nan Brennan <>

> John Corrigan's phone number and address were published in White
> Pages thru 2002
> 1669 West 104th St. Same address as given in the genealogy resources.
>
> The same phone number that was publshed in 2002 is still an active
> number but is
> listed as unpublished.
>
> He may still be at that address.
>
> Nan
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