William Daley

William Daley

Birth
Saint John, Saint John County, New Brunswick, Canada
Death 1922 (aged 77–78)
Rawlins, Carbon County, Wyoming, USA
Burial Rawlins, Carbon County, Wyoming, USA
Memorial ID 14017932 · View Source
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dob: 13 Jun 1844, St John, NB, Canada

One of nine children, Mr. Daley began as a shipbuilder on the Black River in his native home. In his prime, he was 6'3" and weighed 235 lbs.

As a teamster, Mr. Daley arrived in Fort Phil Kearney in the summer of 1866. There, on October 31st, he was responsible for the mechanics of the construction and erection of its flagpole which was 124' tall.

Mr. Daley eventually became a banker from his enterprise as a stockman with a ranch west of Rawlins that grew to 64,000 acres.
Guests at his ranch home included President Teddy Roosevelt.

Served 2 terms on the WY Territorial Council (not recorded as a participant in the suffrage act of 1869) and several terms in the WY Legislature.
source: History of Wyoming, I.S. Bartlett, Editor, 1918.
-submitted by Clint Black, Sep 2011


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  • Maintained by: Lostnwyomn
  • Originally Created by: BrixtonWy
  • Added: 21 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14017932
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Daley (13 Jun 1844–1922), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14017932, citing Rawlins Cemetery, Rawlins, Carbon County, Wyoming, USA ; Maintained by Lostnwyomn (contributor 47168791) .