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Biography of Maurice McAuliffe

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Maurice McAuliffe, of Salina, had not only fitted himself comfortably and substantially into the agricultural affairs of Kansas as an individual farmer and stock man, but had been one of the leaders in the new agrisultural movement and uplift. He is most widely known as one of the fine factors in the organization of the Farmers Union of Kansas, and is now serving his ninth term as president of that vigorous organization. He was also a prominent figure in the Alliance movement. The Farmers Union of Kansas is affiliated with the larger organization known as the National Farmers Union, which fulfills the purposes and exercises an influence in behalf of the farmers similar to that exorcised by the United States Chamber of Commerce, for instance, for the industrial interests of America. Mr. McAuliffe was born on a farm in County Limerick, Ireland, December 24, 1853, is a son of Dennis and Bridget (Fitzgerald) McAuliffe and the youngest of a family of sixteen children. Mr. McAuliffe came to America in 1871, when he was eighteen years of age, and arrived in Kansas in the fall of the same year. He is one of the pioneers of Saline County, where he located in 1874, and for many years had been a successful farmer and stock raiser. His is...

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Robert T. McAuliffe

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Baker, 2nd Class, 3 Ships Co., Navy; son of T. J. McAuliffe and Mary V. McAuliffe. Entered service May 28, 1918, at Parkersburg, W. Va. Was sent to St. Helena, Va. He was later transferred to Opr. Base, Va., June 8, 1918. Promoted to Baker, 2nd Class, Nov. 28, 1918. Was mustered out at Opr. Base, Norfolk, Va., June 30,...

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Biography of Daniel D. McAuliffe

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Daniel D. McAuliffe. While Saline County knows him as a pioneer settler and for many years one of the leading farmers and stockmen, Daniel D. McAuliffe is in fact one of the few remaining picturesque characters of the real West. He was in Western Kansas during the time of the Indians, the buffalo, and all the other features of the wild and woolly West. Few men have had more experience in that life, and his career serves in a way as a connecting link between the now fast receding past and the modern and progressive era of the present. His travels through the world have covered a great area of country. He was born in County Limerick, Ireland, March 6, 1840, a son of Dennis and Bridget (Fitzgerald) McAuliffe. He grew up in his native country, had a variety of experiences there, and came to America at the age of twenty-six in 1866. A few months he was employed in a stone quarry in New York. In 1867 his first boy adventure led him to the western section of Kansas. For about a year he was employed as a keeper of a stage relay station on a stage line then operating between Fort Harker and Denver. It was a post lonely and isolated, on the very...

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