Margaret Lucille Gallo

11 April 1920–20 March 2007 (Age 86)
LaPorte, LaPorte, Indiana, United States

The Life of Margaret Lucille

When Margaret Lucille Gallo was born on 11 April 1920, her father, Salvatore Samuel Peter Gallo, was 35 and her mother, Frances Belle Callahan, was 27. She married Clifford R Freese on 1 January 1937, in Valparaiso, Center Township, Porter, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 20 March 2007, in LaPorte, LaPorte, Indiana, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in LaPorte, LaPorte, Indiana, United States.

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Clifford R Freese
Margaret Lucille Gallo
Marriage: 1 January 1937
Raymond Alan Freese

Spouse and Children

1 January 1937
Valparaiso, Center Township, Porter, Indiana, United States


    Raymond Alan Freese


Parents and Siblings



    Louise Josephine Gallo


    Mary Lee Gallo


    Joseph Gallo


    Paul J Gallo



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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 3

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 24

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

1 Italian and Spanish: nickname from gallo ‘rooster’ (Latin gallus), given originally to a person with some of the attributes associated with a rooster, as for example a powerful voice or sexual prowess.2 Italian: from the medieval personal name Gallo ( see Gall 2).3 Italian and Greek (Gallos): ethnic name for someone from France or Gaul (Latin Gallus).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Freese in household of Clifford Freese, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Margaret L Smoroski Gallo Smoroske, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Margaret Gallo in entry for Clifford Freese, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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