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Mulroy, Thomas B., 1896-1962

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1896 - 1962

Thomas B. Mulroy was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1896. He served as the chief engineer and fuel engineer for Richard E. Byrd’s expeditions to the Antarctic in 1926 and 1928-1930, and was among those men whom Byrd chose to receive the Congressional Gold Medal with him in 1930. Mulroy Island, in Antarctica, discovered in 1960, was named in his honor. He died in 1962.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Thomas B. Mulroy papers

Stefansson Mss-249
 Collection
Identifier: Mss-249
Overview Thomas Mulroy (1896-1962). The collection consists of the diary that he kept while being part of Richard E Byrd's Antarctic Expedition.