Huberto] (1852-1913), landowner and politician, was born at
estancia Los Amigos in Baradero, the eldest son of Michael O’Roarke
(1822-1867) and his wife Mary, née Maguire (1819-1890).
In 1881 Julián
O'Roarke was appointed proxy and later president of
the municipal council, serving a second term in 1883. O'Roarke
was elected major of Baradero in 1890, 1894, 1904, 1905, and 1910.
In 1901, he was the president of the city council,
and in 1902 was MP at the Buenos Aires parliament.
O'Roarke was a founding member of the Conservative Party.
In 1883 Julián O'Roarke married Manuela (1859-1920),
daughter of Ignacio Pereyra. They had six children.
O'Roarke died on 28 June 1913 in Buenos Aires. The authorities
of Baradero changed the name of Sauces street to Julián
Coghlan, Eduardo A., Los Irlandeses en la Argentina: Su
Actuación y Descendencia (Buenos Aires, 1987), p.
Barbich, Alejandro, Historia de Baradero.
- Cané, Gonzalo,
Don Julián O'Roarque in
The Southern Cross (Buenos Aires), April 2001, p. 12.