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John Carroll Gallagher

Forest Lawn Cemetery
Location: Southwest Center Lot 160 Space 4
(Feb.18, 1892 - March 30, 1952)

John Carroll Gallagher was a major league baseball player who played infield for the Baltimore Terrapins of the Federal League in 1915.  Participating in a total of 40 games playing third base, second base and shortstop, he achieved 25 hits and drove in four runs during his career.

A native of Pittsburgh, he was a resident of Norfolk for only the last 12 years of his life.  Prior to his death he was a supervisor at the Naval Supply Center, Naval Base.            

He was a member of the VMI and Washington and Lee Alumni Associations and a veteran of World War I.           

He was married to the former Rebecca Emory.


References:  (accessed July 22, 2015)
Virginian-Pilot “Obituary for John Carroll Gallagher” March 31, 1952, p. 19.      

Biographical information provided by Norfolk Bureau of Cemeteries. Profile written by Michael Frost, Norfolk Society for Cemetery Conservation volunteer.

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Office hours: Monday to Sunday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Free parking inside cemetery.

Admission Cost: Free

Address: 8100 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA 23505

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