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Eugene Robert "Gene" Donahue
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Birth: Jun. 7, 1888
Pawnee County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Sep. 29, 1975
Santa Clara
Santa Clara County
California, USA

Son of John Francis & Mary Ann (Byrne) Donahue, he was one of 9 children born to them. Gene married Theresa Ann Dugan on November 11, 1911 in O'Connor, Greeley Co., Nebraska and to there union were born 8 children.
Gene later became a farmer in O'Connor, Nebraska. He lived and worked on 80 acre farm. All his children graduated from St. Joseph's Academy in O'Connor except his youngest Monica, she graduated in Los Angeles, California. Gene also farmed 160 acres in Brayton, Nebraska, three miles south of O'Connor.
Several years of drought, forced him to move to Los Angeles, California in 1943 where he became a supervisor in the Long Beach ship yards.
After the war was over he was a carpenter for several years and worked for Kaiser Construction Company, building many tract homes, after an accident at the age of 65 he retired. 
Family links: 
  John Francis Donahue (1862 - 1950)
  Mary Ann Byrne Donahue (1866 - 1959)
  Theresa Ann Dugan Donahue (1890 - 1948)*
  Mary Lawrence Jean Donahue (1913 - 2002)*
  Lawrence Joseph Donahue (1915 - 1977)*
  Edward Thomas Donahue (1917 - 1990)*
  Catherine Theresa Donahue Leary (1919 - 1996)*
  Robert Eugene Donahue (1924 - 2001)*
  Monica Ursula McQuiggin Bucher (1929 - 2005)*
  Julia Ella Donahue Kirkendoll (1886 - 1975)*
  Eugene Robert Donahue (1888 - 1975)
  Margaret Ethelyne Donahue Roberts (1891 - 1990)*
  Michael Joseph Donahue (1894 - 1970)*
  Thomas Edward Donahue (1897 - 1961)*
  Delia Iona Donahue Sivey (1899 - 1984)*
  Marie Celeste Donahue Hart (1903 - 1980)*
  Charles Cecil Donahue (1907 - 1955)*
  John Leonard Donahue (1912 - 1945)*
*Calculated relationship
Holy Cross Cemetery
Culver City
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Grave 5, Lot 167 C
Created by: Leo James
Record added: Nov 11, 2008
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Eugene Robert Gene Donahue
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Eugene Robert Gene Donahue
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