Wilbur Addison McCullough

5 May 1905–25 August 1990 (Age 85)
Foster, Bates, Missouri, United States

The Life of Wilbur Addison

When Wilbur Addison McCullough was born on 5 May 1905, in Foster, Bates, Missouri, United States, his father, John Howard McCullough, was 39 and his mother, Arminda "Minnie" Strait, was 34. He lived in Walnut Township, Bates, Missouri, United States in 1910. He died on 25 August 1990, in Windsor, Henry, Missouri, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Salem Cemetery, Walnut Township, Bates, Missouri, United States.

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 1

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

Age 24

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Irish (especially Ulster): Anglicized form of the Gaelic surname Mac Cú Uladh, a patronymic from Cú Uladh ‘hound of Ulster’. Compare McNally , which is from Mac Con Uladh, genitive form of the same name. It has sometimes been erroneously associated with Gaelic cullach ‘wild boar’, and some families in County Sligo have translated it into English as Boar.

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

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  • Wilbur Mccullough, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wilbur Mccullough, "United States Census, 1940"
  • 1910 United States Census, Bates County, Missouri

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