Thomas  F. Walsh 1850

Thomas F. Walsh 1850

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Thomas F. Walsh was born in Lisronagh, County Tipperary, Ireland on  April 2, 1850.  When a teenager he became apprenticed to a Wheelright.

At the age of 19, he emigrated to the USA and went to Colorado where he eventually became the owner of a mine.

Later he married Carrie B. Reed and they had at least two children. Mrs. Walsh died in 1932.

By the time Mr. Walsh died in April 1910  he had amassed a fortune and was known as the "Colorado Silver Mine King."  He was buried in Rock Creek Cemetery in Washington, DC.

Sources:

Sioux City Journal, Sioux City Iowa, 9 April 1910, p 2 [picture]

Find A Grave dot com [Memorial-Thomas F. Walsh, Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C. [picture]

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Note:  This is not my ancestor--JS

Additional Information
Date of Birth 2nd Apr 1850  
Date of Death 8th Apr 1910 VIEW SOURCE
Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname) Carrie B. Reed  

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