The Saint Louis directory for the years 1854-5 :
Erin Benevolent Society.

Institutsd in 1819, for the purpose of extending relief
to distressed Irish Families, who may emigrate hither
and others, whose situation might require pecuniary as-

*JeremiahConnor, , President ;
ThomasHanly, , Vice President ;
HughRankin, , Treasurer ; and
DavidGordon, , Secretary .
Stated meetings, 1st Monday in each month.