George Hathaway Dession

17 December 1905–17 June 1955 (Age 49)
Queens, New York, United States

The Life of George Hathaway

When George Hathaway Dession was born on 17 December 1905, in Queens, New York, United States, his father, Alphonse DESSION, was 27 and his mother, Nellie Louise PIGUET, was 30. He died on 17 June 1955, in United States, at the age of 49.

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World Events (3)

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.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 12

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Name Meaning

Irish (Connacht): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hOisín ‘descendant of Oisín’, a personal name from a diminutive of os ‘deer’.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: George Hathaway Dession - Individual or family possessions: Photographs: male

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