William Cornelius McCarthy in January of 1920 was promoted to the positiion of a U.S. Officer for the Internal Revenue Service. His 1918 WWI Draft Registration shows his job as Deputy Collector IRS. A native son of California he was born in San Francisco on April 12, 1884 and died on April 22, 1959. The badge is hand engraved 14k gold with hard fired blue enamel
Back of gold badge reads: Presented to Wm. C. McCarthy As A Token Of Esteem From His Fellow Employes Jan. 1, 1920.
Obituary April 25, 1959