"Edward Hickey Whelan": A Catholic Irish-American Immigrant At The Turn Of The 19th Century

by Hugh Thomas More Whelan


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The life of "Edward Hickey Whelan" -- a Catholic Irish-American immigrant at the turn of the 19th Century. From Ireland to Nebraska to San Diego, Edward directly participated in the fascinating and tumultuous Irish-Catholic and anti-immigrant politics of his day. Settling in Nebraska at a time influenced by Fenian General John O'Neill, Edward went from the US Army to Jesuit Creighton University where he lived through the the virulent politics of the anti-Catholic and anti-Immigrant American Protective Association. Edward would later campaign with William Jennings Bryan and interact with Eamon de Valera, president of Sinn Fein and later Ireland's head of state.

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ISBN-13: 9781516977185
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 08/17/2015
Pages: 84
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.22(d)

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