Daniel F. Sullivan

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Daniel F. Sullivan
The Sullivan monument in St. Michael's Cemetery
Born July 12, 1833
Nenagh, Ireland
Died June 14, 1884
Occupation Lumber magnate
Spouse Emily Cropp Sullivan

Daniel F. Sullivan, a native of Ireland, moved to Pensacola with his brother Martin after the Civil War. They were very successful in the lumber business, purchasing several mills and wharfs on Pensacola Bay and large areas of timber in other parts of Escambia County. The town of Century was founded around the lumber industry the brothers brought to the area. Sullivan also built the Pensacola Opera House.

The brothers began the First National Bank in 1880.

Sullivan died in 1884 and is buried in St. Michael's Cemetery; the monument to him there is the largest memorial in the cemetery. It was previously capped by a cross, but the cross became detached from the monument during a hurricane, and was never reattached.

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