Edward Eugene Eglee

(Husband of Mary Galen/Geneva Sullivan)

Flushing, NY

·       Born 10/26/1860   or    11/23/1861

·       Per 1880 census, then living in Flushing with his grand parents (Lewis)…his older brother Charles H Eglee too.    Both list occupation as a clerk in a store.

·       Attended Flushing Institute

·       Married Mary G Sullivan in June 1887  and forms partnership with Dennis Sullivan : E. Eugene Eglee and Co….contracting and construction…public works.

·       1900 census: Living in Manhattan with Mary and Percy and a Maid. Occupation is contractor.

·       Goes to Colorado 1902. Manages Boston Coal…becomes largest and most successful mine in western Colorado. Employs over 300 people. Certainly a wealthy, prominent and influential person in this community.

·       Returns to Flushing March 1907.   Remains popular with Colorado mining business

·       Dies 6/29.1907

·       1910. Mary and Percy living in Colorado.

 

 

Questions

·       When die he first partner with Dennis Sullivan?   1887?

 

 

Eugene_Eglee

08/27/1897

wins contract for road improvements in College Point LI

Eugene_Eglee

03/16/1898

contractor repairing Newtown causway

Eugene_Eglee

05/23/1898

Wins contract for Jackson Avenue

Eugene_Eglee

08/25/1898

Bids on Old Country Road improvement

Eugene_Eglee

10/03/1898

Supreme Court case schedule  v Mary Higgins

Eugene_Eglee

01/26/1899

Supreme Court case v Mary Higgins

Eugene_Eglee

02/14/1899

Listed as debtor in court judgement

Eugene_Eglee

03/20/1899

Files bankruptcy

Eugene_Eglee

1/16/1902

debtor court judgement

Eugene_Eglee

11/6/1904

Eglee Construction company settles claim

Dennis_Sullivan, Eugene_Eglee

7/2/1907

Eglee Obituary...coroner may investigate