The Irish Echo, v. IV, no. 6, September 1893.
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VOL. IV. No. 6.
Mn. J. iH. SULLIVAN whose portrait
We Rive below wa s born about 53 years
51:10 near the town of Baiidoii, Co. Cork,
Ireland, and came from a long line of re-
5Dectable ancestry whose history can be
traced to the earliest settlers of the coun-
t"Y- He had scarcely graduated from
the National School of his native place
lwiicn his father died. His mother thus
eft a widow with a young family, and a
BOSTON, MASS., SEPT., 1893.
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riotic eiitliiisiasm for the revival of the
language and literature of Ireland which
he made manifest during the most floiir-
ishing years of the ;Pliilo Celtic Society
of Boston. Oiilliis return to America he
entered Harvard College Law School,
from which he graduated; and was soon
after admitted to the Bar in Suffolk C0,,
(Boston), Massachusetts. .')urin,r: the
years: 1877, 8 and 9, he was president of
the Pliilo-Celtic So-
“tenant at will” on
i‘ farm whose lease
1-W expii ed - -w a s
5909 after made a
victim of the “Crow
B31‘ Brigade” whose
mg hands were as
t)]‘e“0Iless to her, as
my always have
een to many tlious-
fmds of similar cases
farilflml. She,with her
‘ "H35 eniigrated to
, morica, and settled
:1] Cainbridge,ltIass. ,
tmlgle the subject of
sketch was ap-
Drenticcd to the
Prado of cabinet mak-
i::3‘a'S-I At an early age
able Ioweda remark-
bookg aptit1i(le for
hc H; taste which
llCl‘lt-]1nf.cd mid m"
ents “[1101.” ms Wu"
108‘-pm. aving never
,.e,‘ks‘,>‘-TM ‘of the
Sch‘00],lI1 his early
thud lllg, througli
er wcath 0f,lllSf.11tll-
v “S dcteruiined '
(2) c0mIt)lete.liisstudies in his native land.
in! th: $0.1.‘ -his mother (lied, -lute
land W] ;SlXtlCS,--110 returiied to Ire-
y stnlll-.10 lie spent three cars close-
10"“ “I %’llll;I‘]l1 some of the best col-
tmir-0 II no Iainerald Isle. It, was while
leSq"q‘0Of()I‘II1(3(l the ‘acquaintance of
, ‘;m-- Looney, Mebwcciiey, Crowe,
tax“, .537"! and other masters of the of
5:“ who kindled witlinrliiin that pat-
DIR. J. H. SULLIVAN.
ciety of Boston,
and did much by
his efforts to spread
the old tongue
State of Mass. 'l‘lie
society having been
dwindling a w a y
these recent years,
owing to the‘ iii-
coiiipeteiicy of its
ineiiihers of the or-
Mr. Sullivan to
accept the presid-
and help them out
of the stagiiatioii;
he acceded to their
wishes, and is now
president of the
ciety of Boston, the
of its kind in this
country. Mr. Sul-
livaiiis a very flu-
ent spcaker ofthe
well as an eloquent
and forceful speaker of the Saxoii.toiip,‘ue.
Ilc cotributes. to the local newspapers
and inagaziiies, and his keen satire is ‘a
terror to knaves and liypocrites. He 15
abroad and liberal niiiided ,'.[(‘l1tl(‘.I‘l).1ll1,
about whose patriotic and IlllSW(‘.l'Vlll.;.I
devotion to native land, as well as his
adopted coiiiitry,tlicrc cannot be a shad-
ow of doubt‘. [ED. 1. la.