James Arthur Walsh

29 December 1889–30 May 1963 (Age 73)
Marion, West Virginia, United States

The Life of James Arthur

James Arthur Walsh was born on 29 December 1889, in Marion, West Virginia, United States. He married Melvina Pearl Poling in 1938, in Marion, West Virginia, United States. He died on 30 May 1963, in Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 73.

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James Arthur Walsh
1889–1963
Melvina Pearl Poling
1889–1981
Marriage: 1938

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1938
Marion, West Virginia, United States

World Events (3)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 7

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: Anglicized form (translation) of Breathnach ‘Briton’. It was used in particular to denote the Welshmen who arrived in Ireland in the wake of Strongbow's Anglo-Norman invasion of 1170 .

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

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  • James A Walsh, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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