George Alexander Reid

27 May 1908–24 May 1943 (Age 34)
Welland, Welland, Ontario, Canada

The Life of George Alexander

When George Alexander Reid was born on 27 May 1908, in Welland, Welland, Ontario, Canada, his father, George Reid, was 25 and his mother, Adelina Ann Hunter, was 21. He died on 24 May 1943, in his hometown, at the age of 34.

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George Reid
1883–1960
Adelina Ann Hunter
1887–1972
George Alexander Reid
1908–1943
Joseph Gordon Reid
1910–1994
Margaret Edith Reid
1917–2005
Stuart Hunter Reid
1923–2003
James Donald Reid
1927–1927

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World Events (2)

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 26

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 35

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

Name Meaning

Scottish:1. nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Older Scots reid ‘red’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing, from Old English rȳd ‘woodland clearing’. Compare English Read .

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

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