- Robert Joseph,1884–1951, U.S. pioneer in the production of documentary motion pictures.
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Examples from the Web for flaherty
On April 3, Flaherty and 40 other band members traveled to Boston along with a contingent of other New York firefighters.
Flaherty told him that he had stopped by that same firehouse just before leaving.
In the news accounts following the fire, Flaherty read that Kennedy had served with the Marines in Iraq.
The Boston firefighter took a grey BFD sweatshirt from a locker and presented it to Flaherty.
Flaherty called an FDNY lieutenant who was still up in Boston.
Flaherty was his name and I hope he will die without absolution.Chance
It was Flaherty gave his life for my sister that was his wife.
So when he came in, he told her about Flaherty having disappeared.
There was one Flaherty lived up at Johnny Reed's and he died.
Did you see anything of Officer Flaherty, who ought to be on this beat?Bats in the Wall
P. T. Raymond
- Robert (Joseph). 1884–1951, US film director, a pioneer of documentary film; his work includes Nanook of the North (1922) and Elephant Boy (1935)
Word Origin and History for flaherty
surname, Irish Flaithbheartach, literally "Bright-Ruler."
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