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Official Program of the Celebration in Salem, Mass. Old Home Week July 26 – 31 1909; Presided by Mayor John F. (Francis) Hurley (1844 Ireland-1935 Virginia) Presentation of Gifts to USS Salem; Fireworks Illumination of the Shore, Military and Civic Parade, Reception of Officers and Crew, Banquet at the Armory

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John F Hurley (1844 Ireland-1935 Virginia)served in the Civil War in the 4th Independent Battery, Massachusetts Light Artillery, mustered in as a Private, and mustered out as Quartermaster Sergeant. John Francis Hurley served six terms as Mayor of Salem Ma. … Continue reading

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