Moriarty Captain 14k presentation badge made by local jeweler Ernsting & Co.
Reverse of gold presentation badge.

On January 7, 1908, on the occasion of his 20th Anniversary with the department, Captain Moriarty was presented with this 14k gold presentation badge made by local jeweler Ernsting & Co., weighing over 3 ounces.  Captain Moriarty wore this badge until his retirement in November 1920.  In a ceremony held on November 4, 1920 (see article), his gold 20 year presentation badge, which  had been fitted with a retired panel, was presented to him.  Born in Ireland in 1861 he immigrated to the United States and arrived in New York on May 20, 1880.  He became a naturalized citizen on March 14, 1884 in Cook County, IL.  He joined the San Diego Police Department on June 3, 1889.
He died April 5, 1933 at age 72.

Evening Tribune Friday Jan. 17, 1908 article
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Capt-Bartholomew Moriarty proudly wearing his gold presentation badge for his 20th anniversary with the San Diego Police.
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Moriarty Given Star headline on Jan. 18, 1908 San Diego Tribune article.
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June 3,1889 Moriarty Appointment Certificate.
Moriarty Grave Stone
1933 Obituary for Bartholomew Moriarty.
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Circa 1911:  Captain Moriarty standing with Antonio Gonzales who was the Chief of the 1838 Mexican Town Police and standing on the right is Chief Keno Wilson.
1890 Moriarty Policeman
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A young Bartholomew Moriarty in 1888

The Evening Tribune
November 5, 1920

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Circa 1911:  Captain Moriarty standing with Antonio Gonzales who was the Chief of the 1838 Mexican Town Police and standing on the right is Chief Keno Wilson.

Captain Bartholomew Moriarty picture.
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