Obits: Gleeson, Patrick Coleman 1875

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File contributed by: Mary Heaphy August 
21, 2009, 9:32 am


Nenagh Guardian - 29 Nov 1875
The death has taken place in Dublin, in the 34th year of his 
age, of Patrick Coleman Gleeson. With rare natural talents, 
deceased possessed a mind of the highest culture, rendering 
him alike, the pride and wonder of his friends. While yet a 
young man, he held a position of trust and responsibility at 
Messrs Daniel & Co., Mary Street, Dublin, but in November 
1865, he emigrated to the United States. There his 
unremitting study, extraordinary memory and polished 
demeanour earned for him, in 1872, a partnership in the firm 
of McLean and Co. Broadway, New York. But the seed of 
consumption already sown, soon after forced him to abandon 
those brilliant prospects, and returning to Ireland in 1873, 
he at last sunk a victim to his insidious disease on 
Wednesday last. His remains were brought down from Dublin on 
Saturday and interred in his family burial ground at