Brennan, John Edward

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John Edward Brennan Soundex Code B655

John Edward Brennan, Grain Commission Merchant;

born in: Chicago, on Saturday, May 1, 1880;

son of: Patrick Brennan and Catherine Brennan, nee: Catherine Liston;

education: St. Joseph's parochial school and St. Ignatius College;

married: Catherine Brennan, nee: Catherine E. Moore, of Chicago, on Wednesday, June 23, 1909;

Children: Catherine Dorothy Brennan, Ruth Mary Brennan, John Edward Brennan, Jr., Robert James Brennan.

Began active career as office boy with Eschenburg & Dalton, 1897;

advanced through various positions, and represented the firm as corn salesman on Chicago Board of Trade, 1905-7;

associated with John Garden, as Brennan & Garden, grain and seeds, since 1907.


Roman Catholic.

Member: Knights of Columbus

Recreation: home life.

Office: 160 Jackson Boulevard.

Home: 1128 W. North Shore Avenue, Rogers Park

Source: Book of Chicagoans, 1917, and Rogers Park Directory, 1919, page 11.