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John Mahony and Ginger at musuem

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John Fitzgibbon Mahony, dog, Ginger, and cat at Sharlot Hall Museum. John Fitzgibbon Mahony (b. August 14, 1849, d. April 15, 1940) was born in County Cork, Ireland. He imigrated to the U. S. at the age of 17 and after joining General Custer's Seventh Cavalry after the Civil War, was sent to Arizona in 1866. He was primarily engaged in mining, in Arizona, California and Nevada, and he mined in Yavapai County after 1876. He served as city engineer of Prescott for nine years, during which time he was in charge of the City's water system when the first water meters were installed. He later served as superintendent of the Tonto Basin quartz mills and as engineer at the Crystal Ice Plant. Following his retirement, he was elected state commander of the United Indian War Veterans and was national commander in 1934-35.
In 1927, the original Territorial Governor's Mansion was leased to Sharlot M. Hall for life, and she became the steward of the museum that now bears her name.
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File Name: po0164pa.jpg
Location: MS-12 - Box 19 Folder 8
Medium: B&W
New Call Number: 1928-0001-0249
Old Call Number: po0164pa
Original Format: Print
Photo Collection: Sharlot M. Hall
Photo Date: c. 1930's
Rights: Reproduction requires permission. Digital images property of SHM Library & Archives.
Size: 3.5x5

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Old Call Number po0164pa
New Call Number 1928-0001-0249
Photo Collection Sharlot M. Hall
Location MS-12 - Box 19 Folder 8
Creator No
Distributor No
Photo Date c. 1930's
Medium B&W
Original Format Print
Size 3.5x5
File Name po0164pa.jpg
Rights Reproduction requires permission. Digital images property of SHM Library & Archives.
Staff Notes No
Description John Fitzgibbon Mahony, dog, Ginger, and cat at Sharlot Hall Museum. John Fitzgibbon Mahony (b. August 14, 1849, d. April 15, 1940) was born in County Cork, Ireland. He imigrated to the U. S. at the age of 17 and after joining General Custer's Seventh Cavalry after the Civil War, was sent to Arizona in 1866. He was primarily engaged in mining, in Arizona, California and Nevada, and he mined in Yavapai County after 1876. He served as city engineer of Prescott for nine years, during which time he was in charge of the City's water system when the first water meters were installed. He later served as superintendent of the Tonto Basin quartz mills and as engineer at the Crystal Ice Plant. Following his retirement, he was elected state commander of the United Indian War Veterans and was national commander in 1934-35. In 1927, the original Territorial Governor's Mansion was leased to Sharlot M. Hall for life, and she became the steward of the museum that now bears her name.