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date: 14 December 2019

O’Sullivan, James Edwardlocked

(26 June 1876–15 February 1949)
  • Martin F. Seedorf

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O’Sullivan, James Edward (26 June 1876–15 February 1949), builder, was born in Port Huron, Michigan, the son of James O’Sullivan, a building contractor and local political leader, and Anna Waller. His parents were Irish immigrants who had come to the United States by way of Canada, first settling in Detroit and finally Port Huron. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. degree in 1902, attended law school there, and was admitted to the Michigan bar in 1903. He also worked at the same time in his father’s contracting firm. In 1905 he married Pearl Twiss, with whom he had three children....

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