What was Mr. Dooley’s occupation?

The humorous fictional character Mr. Dooley was created by Chicago journalist Finley Peter Dunne was a saloon keeper.

He was based on an actual person, Jim McGarry, a Chicago barkeep.

He appeared in such satirical works as Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War (1898) and Mr. Dooley in the Hearts of His Countrymen (1899).