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Camp Joseph H. Killourhy

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Below, a 1923 Killourhy bio. In the photo, Killourhy is leaning on the base of the Loammi Bean statue in Weirs Beach.

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In 1918, the Laconia Democrat reported that from “somewhere in France” , Joe Killourhy, “The Little Man with the Big Voice”, wrote that he didn’t “know how much longer this war is going to last, but this I do know, that when the boys from God’s country get going there will be no stopping them; they are all crazy to get going, and when they do, under the able leadership of one John J Pershing, it will be one sad good-bye for ‘Kaiser Bill’ and his gang of hounds.” Killourhy was “still doing the umpiring stunt every Sunday and holidays. I work in this line mostly around the big American hospitals, and while I work hard enough through the week to take my Sunday off, it gives me much pleasure and joy to feel that I am able to furnish amusement for our American wounded. They have some mighty good ball teams over here and the games are all fought out to the finish…”