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Joseph Michael Banigan
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Birth: Jun. 7, 1839, Ireland
Death: Jul. 28, 1898
Rhode Island, USA

Irish-born businessman and industrialist, co-founder of the U.S. Rubber Company and its president from 1893 to 1896, and a prime benefactor of Rhode Island's Catholic churches. Subject of "Irish Titan, Irish Toilers" by Scott Molloy.

In 1885, at the request of Bishop Hendricken, the Holy See conferred on him the honor of a Knight of St. Gregory, the first Rhode Island layman so honored. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Bernard Banigan (1799 - 1867)
  Alice Banigan (1811 - 1889)
 
 Spouses:
  Maria Theresa Conway Banigan (1847 - 1901)
  Margaret J. Holt Banigan (1843 - 1871)*
 
 Children:
  Henry A. Banigan (1861 - ____)*
  Mary Ann Banigan McElroy (1861 - 1923)*
  John Joseph Banigan (1863 - 1908)*
  William B. Banigan (1864 - 1901)*
  Alice Margaret Banigan Sullivan (1866 - 1909)*
 
 Siblings:
  Patrick T. Banigan (1829 - 1909)*
  Catherine Banigan (1832 - 1906)*
  Joseph Michael Banigan (1839 - 1898)
  Margaret Theresa Banigan Finigan (1847 - 1875)*
  Mary Ann Banigan (1857 - 1939)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Knight of the Order of St Gregory the Great
 
Burial:
Saint Francis Cemetery
Pawtucket
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA
Plot: Basement of the original Chapel are plaques
 
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Record added: Jan 07, 2009
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