Dan Daly

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Not to be confused with Daniel Daly.

Dan Daly (1864 – March 26, 1904) was an actor known as the "eccentric comedian".[1]


He was born in 1864 in Revere, Massachusetts as the youngest son. His siblings were Thomas Daly, William Daly, Lucy Daly, Maggie Daly, and Robert Daly. He contracted tuberculosis. He married Mary Mooney of Boston, and they had a son, Dan Daly. Mary died around March 20, 1904. He died on March 26, 1904 from a pulmonary hemorrhage at the Hotel Veldome in Manhattan.[1][2][3]

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  1. ^ a b "Dan Daly, Actor, Dies Suddenly. Seized with Hemorrhage While Rising from His Bed". New York Times. March 27, 1904. Retrieved 2014-12-31. 
  2. ^ "Comedian Dan Daly Dead". San Francisco Call. March 26, 1904. Retrieved 2014-12-31. Dan Daly, the comedian, died suddenly today in his room in the Vendome Hotel. For several years he has suffered from consumption. He got up this afternoon and while dressing was seized with a fit of coughing which brought on a fatal hemorrhage. His wife died suddenly two weeks ago in Revere, Mass., and he felt the lost keenly. ... 
  3. ^ "Dan Daly is Dead Eccentric and Popular Comedian Succumbs to Consumption". The Eagle (Hennessey, Oklahoma). April 7, 1904. Retrieved 2014-12-31.