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1Title:  Lawrence O'Rourke Family Papers     
 Creator:  O'Rourke, Lawrence Family 
 Dates:  1884-1939 
 Abstract:  Lawrence O'Rourke, of Irish descent, was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. His family moved to Cleveland, Ohio, ca. 1925. he married Helen Mansell, a second generation Irish American, in 1935. Both worked for the Higbee Co. They had 3 daughters. The family is said to be related through Lawrence O'Rourke to Michael Davitt of County Mayo, Ireland, an Irish nationalist, trade unionist, and founder of the Irish National Land League. The collection consists of photocopies of a letter written by Helen O'Rourke, genealogical charts of the Mansell and O"Rourke families, a book, and a membership card belonging to Thomas McLaughlin for the St. Joseph's Union. 
 Call #:  MS 4818 
 Extent:  0.40 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  O'Rourke, Lawrence, 1915-1986. | Davitt, Michael, 1846-1906. | O'Rourke family. | Mansell family. | Land League (Ireland) | Irish Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Ireland -- History -- 19th century.
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