Phillip Joseph Montgomery

31 October 1912–April 1996 (Age 83)
Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa, United States

The Life of Phillip Joseph

When Phillip Joseph Montgomery was born on 31 October 1912, in Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa, United States, his father, William Hugh Montgomery, was 40 and his mother, Carrie Minus JORDON, was 39. He married Catherine Mary Hogenson on 13 January 1934, in Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Woodbury Township, Woodbury, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States in 1930. He died in April 1996, at the age of 83.

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Phillip Joseph Montgomery
Catherine Mary Hogenson
Marriage: 13 January 1934
Patrick Joseph Montgomery

Spouse and Children

13 January 1934
Iowa, United States


    Patrick Joseph Montgomery


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+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 1

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1934 · The Grout Museum

Age 22

The museum started as a private collection given to the city by Henry W. Grout. Today it is still a nonprofit educational museum that helps engage students and all people from the surrounding communities.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from a place in Calvados, France, so named from Old French mont ‘hill’ + a Germanic personal name composed of the elements guma ‘man’ + rīc ‘power’. In Ireland this surname has been Gaelicized as Mac Iomaire and in Scotland as Mac Gumaraid.

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

Sources (3)

  • Phil J Montgomery in household of Niel H Montgomery, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Phil Montgomery in household of Will H Montgomery, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Philip J Montgomery in household of William H Montgomery, "United States Census, 1920"

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