Joseph Michael Banigan

Joseph Michael Banigan

b. June 7, 1839, County Monaghan, Ireland
d. July 28, 1898, Providence

Joseph Banigan portrait
(Brown University portrait collection).

Irish-born businessman and industrialist, co-founder of the U.S. Rubber Company and its president from 1893 to 1896, and a prime benefactor of Rhode Island's Catholic churches.

Banigan was inducted into the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame in 2005.

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