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Grand Marshals Pre-1929

St. Patrick Society – Marshals in Chief

1847 John McDonald1
1852 John McDonald2
1856 John McDonald3
1863 Marcus Doherty, Esq4
1875 Michael Sharkey5
1876 James Neville Jr.6
1877 Patrick Kennedy
1878 Edward Coyle7
1879 P. Kennedy
1882 Alderman Patrick Kennedy8
1884 Patrick Kennedy9
1885 Patrick Kennedy10
1886 John Kennedy
1887 Edward Ryan11
1888 Alderman Kennedy
1892 Alderman P. Kennedy MLA

1Montreal Transcript, March 16, 1847
2 The True Witness and Catholic Chronicle, October 17, 1851 p.3
3 Montreal, 1535-1914, Volume 2, William Henry Atherton, 1914, p. 382
4 Montreal Gazette, St. Patrick’s Day, March 18, 1863

5 Montreal Daily Witness, St. Patrick's Day, March 4, 1875, p.2
6 The True Witness and Catholic Chronicle, April 9, 1875 p.5
Montreal Gazette, St. Patrick's Day, March 18, 1878 p.4 
8 Montreal Gazette, St. Patrick's Day, March 18, 1882 p.8
9 Montreal Gazette, St. Patrick's Day, March 18, 1884 p.5
10 Montreal Daily Post, The Day We Celebrate, March 17, 1885

11 Montreal Daily Post, Program of Procession, March 16, 1887 p.2

Ancient Order of Hibernians – Marshals in Chief

1893 Mr. James Milloy
1894 Mr. Daniel Gallery
1898 P. O’Brien
1901 Mr. M. McCarthy
1903 Mr. J. Wheeler1
1904 Mr. J. Ryan2
1905 Mr. M. Ryan
1906 Ald. Thomas O’Connell
1907 Alderman O'Connell3
1908 Keane
1909 Mr. Patrick Keane
1911 Mr. P. Brennan4
1912 Mr. P. Lloyd5
1913 Alderman Patrick Monahan6
1914 Alderman Patrick Monahan7
1915 Mr. Patrick Monahan8
1916 Ald. Thomas O'Connell9
1917 Inspector James Doolan
1920 Ald. William James Hushion10
1921 Ald. William James Hushion
1922 Ald. William James Hushion
1923 Captain T. Kavanagh11
1924 Captain T. Kavanagh & Detective P. O'Donnell12
1926 Ald. Frank Hogan13
1927 Hon. J.H. Dillon K.C.14
1928 Hon. J.H. Dillon K.C.15

1Montreal Gazette, The Passing Years, March 19, 1928
2Montreal Daily Star,,March 12, 1904
3Montreal Gazette, Was Ireland's Day, March 19, 1907, p.5
4Montreal Tribune, Details Arranged for Procession on St. Patrick's Day, March 9, 1911, p.5
5Montreal Tribune, Order of Procession, March 14, 1912, p.5
6Montreal Tribune, Order of Procession, March 13, 1913, p.3
7Montreal Daily Mail, Irish Societies' Parade Largest Ever Held Here, March 16, 1914, p.1

8Montreal Daily Mail, Parade of Irish Societies' of Montreal Largest and Most Successful in History, March 15, 1915, p.2
9Montreal Daily Mail, The Montreal Irish Will Celebrate on St. Patrick's Day, March 17, 1916, p.7
10Montreal Gazette, St. Patrick's Day Observed Sunday, March 15, 1920, p.6
11Montreal Gazette, Montreal Honored St. Patrick’s Day, March 19, 1923
12Montreal Gazette, St. Patrick’s Day Parade Imposing, March 18, 1924
13Montreal Gazette, Irish Honor Fete of Saint Patrick, March 26, 1926
14Montreal Gazette, Irish Lined Up in Usual Force, March 18, 1927
15Montreal Gazette, Irishmen’s Parade Was Big Success, March 19, 1928
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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