Quinn, Michael George Oiler

Bennington Victim Was Member of Jeffries Point R. A., and One of Winning Four at Centennial Grove

“Michael G. Quinn, one of the victims of Friday’s explosion on the Bennington, was one of the best know young men of East Boston, and one who had figured prominently in athletics.

Quinn was born in the town of Glenmore, county Kilkenny, Ire. and was 32 years old. At the age of 12 years young Quinn, with is parents and brothers and sisters, came to this country and since most of his years had been spent in East Boston.

In September, 1903, he enlisted in the U S navy, being assigned from the Charleston navy yard to the USS Cleveland. He served on the Cleveland till April last, when he was transferred to the Bennington.

Quinn was a member of the Jeffries Point rowing association of East Boston, and two years ago was a member of the four-oared crew of the club which won the race at Centennial grove. “

The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts) Sun, July 23, 1905. Page 7
Date: Sunday, July 23, 1905 Paper: Boston Herald (Boston, MA) Page: 4

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