Biography of Jeemiah J. Keleher





Keleher, Jeremiah J., Dr., p. o. Pembroke, N. Y., was born in the township of Pembroke, December 11, 1865. educated in the public schools, Corfu Union School and Akron High School. He taught school eight years and studied medicine in Ontario Veterinary College, Toronto, Canada, from which he was graduated December 22, 1896. He was associated for a time with Dr. H. S. Wende of Tonawanda. and has practiced in the township of Pembroke with success. He is a member of Pembroke Lodge No. 432, and is past grand in the lodge. Dr. Keleher's father, John Keleher, was born in county Cork, Ireland, in 1826, and came to the United States when a young man, locating in Orleans county, N. Y. In 1852 he married Catherine Mahoney of Medina, who was also born in county Cork, Ireland, in 1831, and they had eight children: Margaret, Patrick, Hannah, John, Jeremiah, Kate and Mary, and a boy who died in infancy. The family came to Akron in 1852 and to Pembroke in 1858. Mr. Keleher, Sr., died February 7, 1897, and his wife August 9, 1881. Margaret married George B. Clark of Pembroke. Patrick married Mary McCulley of Batavia, and they have five children: John, Kate, James, Louise and W. Howard. Hannah married Daniel Calnan of Pembroke; they have these children: John, Kate, Mary, James, Francis and Margaret. John married Mary Judge of West Batavia, and they have five children: John, Thomas, Francis, Mary and Margaret. The family are members of the Roman Catholic church of Pembroke. In his political choice Dr. Keleher is a Democrat. He is a successful practitioner in his profession.



Source:
Our County and it's people
A descriptive work on Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890

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