The Puget Sound area has been greatly influenced by the Irish, and while many of the names and events are familiar, until now, their Irish connections were rarely acknowledged. Judge Thomas Burke, "The Man who Built Seattle," had Irish parents. So did Washington's second governor, John Harte McGraw. John Collins, who left Ireland at the tender age of 10 to seek his fame and fortune, became Seattle's fourth mayor. "The Mercer Girls" included Irish women who came west to Seattle. This fascinating retrospective pays tribute to ...

Irish Seattle 2007, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738548784

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Irish Seattle 2007, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531630218