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William Randolph Hourigan


William Randolph Hourigan was born on February 18, 1888 in Hurdtown, Morris County, New Jersey, USA. He was the son of Irish immigrants Patrick J. & Elizabeth (Hogan) Hourigan.

On June 28, 1913 (age 25) in California, he married Agnes Emma Shaver, daughter of Francis Emery & Lillian M. (Boughton) Shaver.

William worked as a carpenter. In 1917, he worked at Kubeck Co. He later became a building contractor in the Santa Ana area of Orange County, California. His WWI draft card identified him as a tall, slender man with blue eyes and light hair.0.3

He registered for the WWII draft in 1942. His draft card indicated his residence was at 128 36th in Newport Beach in Orange County.  

William was a registered Republican.

He passed away on September 11, 1955 in Liberal, Seward County, Kansas, USA.

Together, William & Agnes had four known children:

Harry Edmund Hourigan [1911 - 1983]
Richard Randolph Hourigan [1914 - 2008]
Winifred Katherine (Hourigan) Trueblood [1917 - 1969]
William A. Hourigan [1926 - 1944]