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Florence A. Mulholland

Florence A. Mulholland

Female 1891 - 1943

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  • Name  Florence A. Mulholland  [1, 2
    Born  29 Jan 1891  Cazenovia, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Female 
    Religion  St. John's Catholic Church, State Route 49, North Bay, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Education  Central High School, Syracuse, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Graduation  1903  Madison Grammar School, Syracuse, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • In addition to being listed as a graduating student, Florence performed a piano solo: Chopin's Grand Valse Brilliante.
    Education  1912  New York City, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Studied voice under Toedts 
    Residence  Whitesboro, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence  North Bay, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence  Syracuse, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation  Vocalist  [1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    • Miss Mulholland attained prominence in New York, where she was a soloist at Dr. Parkes Cadman's church ... She was a member of the original Roxy gang, and had sung on many of the opening programs of radio stations, including WGY, Schenectady.

      For three successive years she won the All-American contest as the contralto on the air in a coast-to-coast hookup.

      She was on of the leading American authorities on Scottish folk music.

      She was a soloist at Chinatown Mission and soloist over the Blue and Red networks and many other station of the National Broadcasting Company.

      She had sung in concerts in Philadelphia, Toronto, Buffalo, Pittsburgh, Detroit and other large cities in the United States and Canada.

      Since retiring from the concert stage she had sung at various concerts at Sheerrill and elsewhere in this area. [1]
    19131119 - Scottish Concert and Ball
    19131119 - Scottish Concert and Ball
    Newport News
    11/19/1913, Ad, p.5
    19221009 - Scotch Night at Flora MacDonald College
    19221009 - Scotch Night at Flora MacDonald College
    The Robesonian, Lumberton, North Carolina
    10/09/1922, p.7
    19300915 - Roxy 'Original' Gang, Radio Feature Tonight
    19300915 - Roxy "Original" Gang, Radio Feature Tonight
    Albany Times-Union
    09/15/1930, p.10
    19300609 - Seeing What You Hear: First and Two Seconds
    19300609 - Seeing What You Hear: First and Two Seconds
    Brooklyn Daily Eagle
    06/09/1930, Seeing What You Hear: First and Two Seconds
    by John Skinner
    19330524 - Miss Mulholland To Sing Thursday
    19330524 - Miss Mulholland To Sing Thursday
    Rome Daily Sentinel
    05/24/1933, p.2
    Awards and Recognitions  1927  [1
    All-American Team of radio entertainers, New York Telegram 
    Died  1943  North Bay, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Miss Florence Mulholland, 52, prominent concert contraito and a former resident of Whitesboro was found dead in her North Bay home Saturday morning by Leo Kinney, a boarder in her home.

      Neighbors reported that Miss Mulholland had been ill lately and had suffered several heart attacks. [1]
    xxxxxxxx - Miss Mulholland Expires Suddenly
    xxxxxxxx - Miss Mulholland Expires Suddenly
    Unknown Newspaper Clipping
    Buried  1943  St. John's Cemetery, Mulholland Road, Vienna, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    20100512 - Headstone: Florence A. Mulholland
    20100512 - Headstone: Florence A. Mulholland
    St. John's Cemetery
    Photo by Tombstone Hunter
    Person ID  I1567  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified  28 Nov 2015 

    Father  James E. Mulholland,   d. 12 Jan 1936 
    Mother  Catherine Unknown,   d. 27 Jan 1936, North Bay, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1882  [9
    Family ID  F424  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Profile - Florence Mulholland
    Profile - Florence Mulholland

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] Unknown Newspaper Clipping (Reliability: 1).
      Miss Mulholland Expires Suddenly

    2. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=mulholland&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=36&GScnty=2010&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=13058793&df=all& (Reliability: 2), 18 Jan 2006.
      Florence A. Mulholland

    3. [S116] Event Program (Reliability: 1), 23 Jun 1903.
      Graduating Exercises of the Grammar Schools of Syracuse, New York: Group B - Croton, Madison, Porter, Prescott, Putnam Schools

    4. [S113] Newport News, 5 (Reliability: 1), 19 Nov 1913.
      Scottish Concert and Ball, Ad

    5. [S114] Robesonian, (Lumberton, North Carolina), 7 (Reliability: 1), 9 Oct 1922.
      Scotch Night at Flora MacDonald College

    6. [S117] Brooklyn Daily Eagle, (New York, New York) (Reliability: 1), 9 Jun 1930.
      Seeing What You Hear: First and Two Seconds, by John Skinner

    7. [S115] Albany Times-Union, 10 (Reliability: 1), 15 Sep 1930.
      Roxy "Original" Gang, Radio Feature Tonight

    8. [S13] Rome Daily Sentinel, 2 (Reliability: 1), 24 May 1933.
      Miss Mulholland To Sing Thursday

    9. [S13] Rome Daily Sentinel, 5 (Reliability: 1), 28 Jan 1936.
      North Bay: Mrs. Catherine Mulholland Passes Away at Her Home