O'Hara Street

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For other streets that have been named O'Hara Street, see O'Hara Street (disambiguation).
O'Hara Street
Neighborhoods North Oakland, West Oakland
Origin of name James O'Hara

O'Hara Street is named for James O'Hara (1752?–1819), sixth Quartermaster General of the United States Army.[1][2]


  1. Annie Clark Miller. Early Land Marks and Names of Old Pittsburgh: An address delivered before the Pittsburgh Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution at Carnegie Institute, Nov. 30, 1923, p. 32. Pittsburgh Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, 1924. Historic Pittsburgh 00awn8211m; Internet Archive earlylandmarksna00mill. [view source]miller
  2. Bob Regan. The Names of Pittsburgh: How the city, neighborhoods, streets, parks and more got their names, pp. 63, 72. The Local History Company, Pittsburgh, 2009, ISBN 978-0-9770429-7-5. [view source]regan