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William Augustine Brennan
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Birth: Aug. 28, 1864
Cork
County Cork, Ireland
Death: Dec. 3, 1937
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Wm. A. Brennan, brilliant, learned and scholarly was a civil engineer, medical research writer, linguist, translator and artist. His mother died when he was only 7, and he is said to have left home at an early age because of his stepmother. He entered the Cork branch of the Royal University of Ireland in 1885, had a wife and 3 children by 1890, when he got his B.A. (Mathematics, Mathematical Physics and Experimental Physics). With the Corp of Royal Engineers (English Army in Ireland) for many years, rather than be transferred to Australia he moved to Canada (Moose Jaw, 1905) and then to Chicago (May 1906), where he was with John Crerar Library and Abbott Laboratories. Retired to California "to paint the mountains" and died there.

Married: 5 February 1887, Catholic Cathedral of Cork, Cork, IRELAND. [Cathedral of St. Mary and St. Anne]
Witnesses: Andrew HENLEY and Mary Anne BRENNAN 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Madeleine McGrath Brennan (1865 - 1948)*
 
 Children:
  Madeleine Brennan (1888 - 1969)*
  William Paul Brennan (1889 - 1950)*
  Kathleen Cecelia Brennan Klein (1890 - 1971)*
  Paul V. Brennan (1892 - 1945)*
  Eileen E. Brennan Spies (1895 - 1989)*
  Redmond Kevin Brennan (1905 - 1950)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
WM AUGUSTINE BRENNAN
1864 1954

 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
Created by: Brian Scott DONOVAN
Record added: Apr 30, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69164496
William Augustine Brennan
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William Augustine Brennan
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