Edward Preston Andrews

1894–1970 (Age 76)
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States

The Life of Edward Preston

When Edward Preston Andrews was born on 21 March 1894, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, his father, JOHN ANDREWS JR, was 36 and his mother, GEORGINA PRESTON, was 35. He married Theodora Maude Jenkins on 2 August 1917, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 22 July 1970, in Quogue, Southampton, Suffolk, New York, United States, at the age of 76.

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Edward Preston Andrews
Theodora Maude Jenkins
Marriage: 2 August 1917
Theodora Preston Andrews

Spouse & Children

2 August 1917
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Andrew . This is the usual southern English patronymic form, also found in Wales; the Scottish and northern English form is Anderson . In North America this name has absorbed numerous cases of the various European cognates and their derivatives. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Edwd. Preston Andrews, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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