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Michael Fahay

Dublin Core

Title

Michael Fahay

Subject

Michael Fahay
hardware store
tin shop
1102 E. Eldorado St.
Richard E. Harner
alderman
fifth ward
mayor
Railway Exchange Bank
Studio International of Decatur
Decatur Herald and Review
Decatur, IL
1915
Photo File: Biography
photograph

Description

Photograph of Michael Fahay (d. 3/3/1941). Fahay established a hardware store and tin shop at 1102 E. Eldorado in 1894. He sold the shop to Richard E. Harner in 1937. Fahay was prominent in politics and served as alderman from the fifth ward from 1898 to 1907. He ran for mayor in 1934. Fahay also helped establish a bank at the corner of Eldorado and Broadway called the Railway Exchange Bank, and served as the vice-president. The photo was taken by the Studio International of Decatur, and used by the Decatur Herald or Daily Review on August 1, 1915.

Creator

Studio International of Decatur, Decatur, IL

Source

Photo File: Biography - Fahay, Michael

Publisher

Decatur Herald and Review, Decatur, IL
Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL

Date

8/1/1915

Contributor

Michael Fahay

Rights

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Relation

goes with BIO136

Format

.jpg

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

BIO137

Coverage

Michael Fahay, hardware and tin store, alderman, fifth ward, mayor, Railway Exchange Bank, Studio International of Decatur, Decatur Herald and Review, Decatur IL

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

9x6"

Files

BIO137-FAHAY_MICHAEL, 8-1-1915.jpg

Citation

Studio International of Decatur, Decatur, IL , “Michael Fahay ,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed October 22, 2020, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/2055.