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Biography of James Andrew Mahoney

JAMES ANDREW MAHONEY, treasurer of the Eastern States Warehouse and Cold Storage Company of Springfield, is one of its well-known business men. He is the son of the late James Mahoney, who was born in Tipperary, Ireland, in 1840, was there reared and educated, and upon attaining his majority emigrated to the United States, locating in Loudville, town of Northampton, Massachusetts, where he secured employment in the lead mines. He also resided in Glendale, Easthampton, Massachusetts, for a number of years, and was honored and esteemed by his associates for his excellent characteristics. He was quiet and retiring in disposition, spending his leisure time in home pursuits. He married Mary Ryan, also a native of Tipperary, Ireland, born in 1844, who bore him eight children, as follows: James Andrew, of whom further. Cornelius V. John. Michael, superintendent of water works in Easthampton, Massachusetts.. Thomas, deceased. Nellie, who became the wife of E. J. Sheehan, of Westfield, Massachusetts. Margaret, who became the wife of Thomas Lynn. Mary, deceased. The father of these children died at his home in Easthampton, Massachusetts, September is, 1920, aged seventy years, his wife surviving him for several years, her death occurring in February, 1914, at the age of seventy years. James Andrew Mahoney was born in Loudville, Northampton, Massachusetts, August 57, 1877. He attended the public schools of Easthampton, Massachusetts, whither his parents removed during his boyhood, and his entrance into business life was as a bookkeeper for Daniel J. Curtis, a contractor, whose place of business was in Springfield, Massachusetts. In 1901 he changed his position, then becoming bookkeeper for the Eastern States Warehouse...

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