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Title P. J. Foley on white horse in Victory in Europe Day Parade
Date Apr 1945
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Foley, Patrick J. (Pat)
Place Ohio/Delaware County/City of Delaware/Sandusky Street/North/
Search Terms "VE Day" Parade, 1945
Description Mayor P.J. Foley on white horse in Victory in Europe Day Parade in April 1945. He was the 4th ward city councilman for 24 years before serving as Mayor from 1944 until 1948. He had retired from the railroad, when he was elected Mayor at the age of 72. He led the City through the closing years of World Was II and kept a promise to ride a white horse down Sandusky Street when Germany surrendered.
Print size 3-1/2" x 5"
Catalog Number 2015.19.11