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Name Carmody, Arthur J. "Art," 1899-1987
Born 12/16/1899
Birthplace Trenton, Nebraska
Places of residence Nebraska
Nebraska, Trenton
Father Carmody, Michael
Mother Carmody, Rosa (Jones)
Notes Arthur Carmody, Sr. was born December 16, 1899 at Trenton, Nebraska to Michael and Rosa (Jones) Carmody. He was educated in the Trenton schools. On December 30, 1940, Carmody married Grace Palmer in Grand Island, Nebraska. The couple had one son, Arthur Carmody, Jr.

From 1941 to 1955 Carmody served as a state senator for Nebraska. In addition to his political activities, he found time for real estate and farming ventures. During his fifty years of service to the Nebraska State Historical Society, he served several years as the President. Carmody died August 26, 1987.

See RG0872.AM: Arthur Carmody, 1899-1987 in the NSHS Archives for more information.
Occupation State Senator, 1941-1955
NSHS President
Spouse Carmody, Grace Geraldine (Palmer), 1909-2009
Children Carmody, Arthur, 1942-1972
Deceased 08/26/1987

Associated Records

Image of RG0828.AM - RG0828 Buck, Nelson, -1869

RG0828.AM - RG0828 Buck, Nelson, -1869

The collection is comprised of papers that relate to the massacre of the Nelson Buck survey party in 1869 in Red Willow and/or Furnas Counties. Relatives, Nebraska State Historical Society staff, journalists, and other interested researchers (Maria A. Cross (niece of Buck), A.M. Brooking, H.B. McGregor, George L. Berger to name a few) piece together the story through correspondence and reports written based on research or firsthand accounts. The material dates from 1912-1959. Attached to the 1959 letter written to Donald Danker by Kenneth Kauffman are two maps: "Location of First Indian Attack on Nelson Buck Party in Fall of 1869"; and "Location of Second and Third Attacks on Nelson Buck Part

Image of 7860-17 - Blotter, Desk; Re-elect Arthur Carmody, state legislature

7860-17 - Blotter, Desk; Re-elect Arthur Carmody, state legislature

Rectangular desk blotter with a blue tinted image of Nebraska state senator Arthur Carmody at proper right. Blue lettering next to the image reads "Vote For / Arthur (Art) Carmody / Farmer - Realtor / Trenton, Nebraska / 50 Years a Resident of Southwest Nebraska / Experienced, With Proven Ability / For Re-election to the / State Legislature / 37th District / Non-Political Ballot." Backing is medium blue.

Image of 7860-5 - Shotgun, Double-Barrel, Cartridge, Browning Arms Company

7860-5 - Shotgun, Double-Barrel, Cartridge, Browning Arms Company

Over-and-under, double barrel shotgun, 12 guage, breech loading, checkering on wrist and forearm, engraving on lock, butt plate is rubber, all metal parts are iron alloy, civilian, serial #12340 under lever that releases breech

Image of 7860-8 - Shotgun, Cartridge, Ithaca Gun Company

7860-8 - Shotgun, Cartridge, Ithaca Gun Company

Two barrel, two shot, 20 gauge Cal., center-fire cartridge shotgun. Barrels are round smooth bore. Half wood stock. Internal hammers. Rubber pad on butt plate. Civilian issue. "455197" on break hinge. Image: hunting dog COLORS: brown, dark gray