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John Rooney-sheriff in Paducah?

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Re: John Rooney-sheriff in Paducah?

Posted: 27 Feb 2014 9:09AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Rooney
I've looked at the various census records for John Rooney in Kentucky to see if any showed sheriff as the occupation and I didn't find any. Have you ever tried to find information through the McCracken County, KY library, the county where Paducah is located? They have a good genealogy section at this link:
Maybe they have some old directories or old newspapers or other sources that might show an occupation for him.

On Chronicling America there is a newspaper article about Michael Rooney who was the former Deputy Warden of Franklin Penitentiary. Here is the link:

At this link on the same site is an article mentioning M. A. Rooney as State Prison Deputy Warden at Frankford Prison:

They always say that family stories all have some grain of truth in them even if they are not entirely corrected. Sorry I couldn't help you figure this one out but I wish you success!
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