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Miles M. O’Brien

Miles M. O’Brien, Irish banker.


  • O’Brien, Miles M. was born in 1852 in in Ireland. Son of Doctor Miles and Fannie O’Brien.

  • Education

    • Educated private school and Model School, Limerick, Ireland. (Doctor of Laws, St. John’s College).


    • Member of the board education, 22 years. President of the board of the Greater City 2 terms. Established High School of Commerce, course of free lectures for the working people, and free baths in the public schools.

      Season of 1902 showed attendance of over 800,000 at free lecture course. Was president of the board of trustees College City of New York. Also Normal College to January, 1902.

      V.P. Mercantile National Bank. Secretary and treasurer New Amsterdam Safe Deposit Company. Trustee E. River Savings Institute.

      Director American Ice Company, New Amsterdam National Bank, United States Exchange Bank.


    Clubs: Lotos, Wool, Hardware, Suburban Riding and Driving, Catholic, Democratic.


    • Married Thomasine Leahy.
    • father: Doctor Miles
    • mother: Fannie O’Brien
    • spouse: Thomasine Leahy.
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    Born 1852