W. C. Hough

1867–Male
Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life of W. C.

When W. C. Hough was born in 1867, in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, Mortimer Delbert Hough, was 26 and his mother, Naomi Barritt, was 25. He lived in Iowa, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

Mortimer Delbert Hough
1841–1874
Naomi Barritt
1842–1904
Milton Clement Hough
1863–1927
Oliver Clifford Hough
1865–1935
W. C. Hough
1867–
Clay Dean Hough
1869–1938
Clarence H. Hough
1870–1918
Calvin Marcellus "Selley" Hough
1873–1945

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World Events (3)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 0

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1867 · The Burtis Opera House

Age 0

The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Cheshire and Derbyshire, so named from Old English hōh ‘spur of a hill’ (literally ‘heel’). This widespread surname is especially common in Lancashire.2 Irish (County Limerick): variant of Haugh 1.

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

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  • W C Hough in household of M A Hough, "United States Census, 1870"

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