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John F. Quinn


This sketch was taken from the Fall River Daily Globe, 25 Aug 1893, and it accompanied an article describing the gala Dedication of the new hall of the "Ancient Order of Foresters" in the city the previous evening. Mr. Quinn was identified as the chairman of the dedication committee of the new hall, and the Commander of the "King Philip Conclave, No. 44, K.S.F." Other Fall Riverites of Irish heritage mentioned in the article as prominent members of the Foresters were William J. Harrigan, John A. Crowley, W.H. Burke, Thomas Hayes, Michael Welch, M.P. Kelly, D.F. Sullivan, Henry Kane and Samuel B. Morris.