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James Edward "Professor" Corrigan, Jr
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Birth: Mar. 25, 1852
La Porte
La Porte County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jul. 26, 1925
Texas, USA

James E. Corrigan, Jr., was the son of James E. Corrigan, Sr. and Leath Russell and the husband of 1) Hellen Dickson (div. 1879), and 2) Emma Carnes. Soon after his birth his family moved to Portage County, Wisconsin. He received his early education at the famous Old White School in Stevens Point, WI. He married his first wife in Portage County and had one child, Walter. After his divorce in 1879 he moved to Hico, Texas. He became a teacher at Hico High School. He married second to Emma Carnes. Then he went into partnership with Charles Dionysus McKinley to run a general store named 'McKinley Corrigan Company.' Corrigan became a successful merchant. He also was a long-time member of Woodmen of the World, a fraternal organization that also operated a life insurance company. Corrigan served as a Texas district representative for the organization. He retained an interest in his Wisconsin roots. In the summer of 1908 he travelled from Texas to Wisconsin to attend the reunion of the Old White School. In 'The Gazette,' Stevens Point, WI, p. 1, it was reported that at the school reunion as part of a toast James E. Corrigan said, "I believe there is no town today in any part of the great United States or I might say the entire world with the same population where you will find the degree of culture and refinement as is evidenced in this gathering tonight and presents itself to the world as results from education and influences from Stevens Point."
While visiting Wisconsin James met with his relatives, including his son, Walter D. Corrigan, Sr.
Children (in addition to those listed in familylinks below):
John David Corrigan (1884-1963)

Grandchild (son of John David Corrigan, Sr.)
John David Corrigan, Jr. (1909-1971)
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Corrigan (1817 - 1880)
  Leath Russell Corrigan (1828 - 1916)
 
 Spouses:
  Emma Virginia Carnes Corrigan (1861 - 1938)
  Hellen Marr Dickson Corrigan (1853 - 1945)
 
 Children:
  Faith E Corrigan Clark*
  Walter Dickson Corrigan (1875 - 1951)*
  Linnie Dee Corrigan (1881 - 1885)*
  Leath Brittamarte Corrigan McFadin (1882 - 1909)*
  James Dee Corrigan (1883 - 1884)*
  Bradford Deene Corrigan (1895 - 1970)*
  Allie Franklin Corrigan Fortune (1899 - 1983)*
  John Edward Corrigan (1903 - 1962)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Corrigan Gray (1849 - 1930)*
  James Edward Corrigan (1852 - 1925)
  George Henry Corrigan (1856 - 1939)*
  Hannah Rose Corrigan Means (1857 - 1927)*
  Matilda Florence Corrigan Ryan (1859 - 1933)*
  Edward Franklin Corrigan (1862 - 1917)*
  William Simon Corrigan (1869 - 1940)*
  Emma Corrigan Brown (1872 - 1943)*
  Letitia J. Corrigan Hopkins (1878 - 1930)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hamilton Cemetery
Hamilton
Hamilton County
Texas, USA
Plot: Row 15, Grave 13
 
Created by: GWC
Record added: Jun 30, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27925686
James Edward Professor Corrigan, Jr
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James Edward Professor Corrigan, Jr
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 Added: Jun. 30, 2008
 
 
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