Richard James Donovan

Richard James Donovan

Male 1862 - 1920  (57 years)

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  • Name Richard James Donovan 
    Born 6 Sep 1862  Colton, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1920  Brooklyn, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I24  Zerega Family
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2007 

    Father James Donovan,   b. 12 Sep 1831, Skibbereen, County Cork, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1920, Colton, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Bridget Haggerty,   b. 1838, Skibbereen, County Cork, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1909, Colton, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 6 Jan 1858  Potsdam, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F150  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Celestine Zerega,   b. 1878 
    Children 
     1. Richard Jr. Donovan,   d. 7 Nov 1949
    Last Modified 9 Jun 2007 
    Family ID F81  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Richard Donovan and Richard Donovan Jr.

  • Notes 
    • Richard James Donovan?was born in Colton, NY in 1867. His parents, James and Bridget Haggerty O'Donovan, were farmers in what?was (and still is)?a very remote part of St. Lawrence County. He attended St. Lawrence University, then?moved to Malone to start an insurance business. He then?relocated to Manhattan where he became an attorney, eventually having offices in the Flatiron Building and representing clients which included the New York Central Railroad.