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Peter Reeves

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Peter Reeves was one of three brothers who went to New York from Scariff, County Clare.

His brother Daniel had started a food store chain Daniel Reeves Inc. - it once totalled 700 food stores in New York and New Jersey.  It was merged with Safeway Stores in 1940.

Peter developed another chain which had 52 markets in New York and Westchester County.

He was Board Chairman of Peter Reeves Markets Inc.

He had two sons and two daughters

Frank Reeves

James Reeves

Peggy DeLuca

Maureen Benziger

James Reeve's son was called Peter after his grandfather and he currently lives in Carmel, New York where Peter Reeves Senior had a house.

Cecelia Ann Reeves was a daughter of James and she married Jerard E. Slater

Other grandaughters were Elizabeth Marie Reeves, Margaret Joan Reeves and Patricia Reeves ( a daughter of Frank's)

Frank was also father to Karan Horbund, Maureen Christensen, Frank Reeves, Susan Blessing, Margaret Post.

He was grandfather to Frank, Chris and Caitlin Reeves, Kate, Megan and Elizabeth Post and Caroline and Sara Blessing.


Thank you to Peter Reeves (grandson) for sending on the photo.