DANIEL KELEHER, PAWCATUCK (ST0NINGT0N): Granite Cutter.
Daniel Keleher holds the position of captain in Company B of the Third regiment, C. N. G., and is a popular officer.
He enlisted as a private March 4, 1875, and became second lieutenant March 23, 1876. He resigned August 9, 1876,
but reenlisted as a private in December, 1877. He was commissioned second lieutenant August 18, 1879;. first lieutenant
May 16, 1882, and captain July 28, 1886. He was a charter member of the company. He was born in the County of Cork,
Ireland, August 20, 1851, and received a public school education. Captain Keleher is a granite cutter by avocation.
His work has led him to different parts of the country, and he has resided in Rhode Island, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.
November 28, 1877, he married Ellen Tuite of Leeds, Greene County, N. Y., and has a family of five children. He
is a member of St. Michael's Roman Catholic church of Stonington. In politics Captain Keleher is a democrat. He
held the office of assessor in 1887 in the town. He is an officer of the Pawcatuck fire district, assessor of the
eighteenth school district, and is in other ways connected with the interests of the community. He is a charter
member of Narragansett Council, Knights of Columbus, and is past grand knight. He was chairman of the Stonington
delegation to the democratic state convention September 16, 1890.
Illustrated Popular Biography
Compiled and Published by J. A. Spalding
Press of the Case, Lockwood & Brainard Co.
Hartford, Conn. 1891
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