Biography of Joseph F. O'Grady
Richmond County, NY Biographies





JOSEPH F. O'GRADY, town clerk of the town of Castleton, and village clerk of the village of New Brighton, was born in the city of New York and has been a resident of Richmond county since he was One year. old. He attended St. Peter's Academy at New Brighton, after which he went to Gramm School No. 29, in Greenwich street, New York, from which he was graduated. He then took a two years' course in Latin and Greek in the College of St. Francis Xavier, from there going to Manhattan Academy, where he was graduated in 1880. He immediately accepted a position as teacher in public school No. 4, Tompkinsville, where he remained until 1890. He resigned the vice principalship of the school to accept the office of village clerk. He has been unanimously reappointed four times.

Mr. O'Grady has an extensive acquaintanceship and hopes some day to become prominently identified with the Democracy of Richmond county.

From:
Prominent Men of Staten Island 1893
A. Y. Hubbell, Publishers
New York, 1893.


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