Oruster T. Polley

Male7 September 1874–23 October 1944

Brief Life History of Oruster T.

When Oruster T. Polley was born on 7 September 1874, in Perry, Indiana, United States, his father, Daniel Webster Polley, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Ann Neal, was 27. He died on 23 October 1944, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 70.

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Daniel Webster Polley
Sarah Ann Neal
Douglas Sherman Polley
William M Polley
Lorenzo Curtis Polley
John Aurthur Polley
Oruster T. Polley
Cassandra B. Polley
Albert Loyd Polley
Alta Mae Polley

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    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 1

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

    Age 1

    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 22

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly southeastern): variant of Pooley .

    German: variant of Poley .

    French (northern): variant of Pollet .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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