Arthur Howard McEldowney

Brief Life History of Arthur Howard

When Arthur Howard McEldowney was born on 3 February 1880, in Drake, Muskingum, Ohio, United States, his father, George Wesley McEldowney, was 30 and his mother, Susanna Basore, was 33. He married Minnie Margaret SIMPSON on 5 November 1898, in Drake, Muskingum, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 18 January 1940, in Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Howard McEldowney
1880–1940
Minnie Margaret SIMPSON
1880–1918
Marriage: 5 November 1898
Sylvia MC ELDOWNEY
1899–1965
George W McEldowney
1900–1934

Sources (11)

  • Arthur H Mc Eldowney, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Arthur H McEldowney, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Arthur Howard McEldowney, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1881 · Hudson's

Clothing merchant Joseph Lowthian Hudson opened his first store inside the Detroit Opera House on April 2, 1881. Hudson was very successful with his small store and was able to move to a larger location on Woodward Avenue, far outside what was then the commercial district. Hudson's continued to grow until it became the tallest department store in the world. Hudson's 2,124,316 square foot store filled 32 floors, had 51 elevators, 48 escalators, 705 fitting rooms, and served over 16,000 meals a day.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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

Irish (northern): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Domhnaigh ‘son of the servant of the Church’.

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

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