Harry Anderson Gilmore

Male11 October 1890–16 January 1958

Brief Life History of Harry Anderson

When Harry Anderson Gilmore was born on 11 October 1890, in Jasper, Bainbridge Township, Dubois, Indiana, United States, his father, Charles Welch Gilmore, was 35 and his mother, Mary Maria Hurley, was 29. He lived in Keener Township, Jasper, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. He died on 16 January 1958, at the age of 67, and was buried in Jasper, Indiana, United States.

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Charles Welch Gilmore
Mary Maria Hurley
Belva Frances Gilmore
Harry Anderson Gilmore
Laura Rosetta Gilmore
Ruth Magdalene Gilmore
Nellie Mildred Gilmore

Sources (6)

  • Harry A Gilmore in household of Chas W Gilmore, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Harry Anglerson Gilmore, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Harry Anderson Gilmore, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.

1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 16

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 18

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish (Ulster and Galway): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Mhoire (Scots), Mac Giolla Mhuire (Irish), patronymics from personal names meaning ‘servant (i.e. devotee) of (the Virgin) Mary’.

Irish: in Sligo, shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Mhir ‘son of the spirited lad’.

English: habitational name from Gillamoor in Rydale (North Yorkshire), from Old English Gedling (‘place called after Gētla’, from the Old English personal name Gētla + the connective particle -ing) + mōr ‘moor’.

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

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