Geo. Willard Huston

Brief Life History of Geo. Willard

When Geo. Willard Huston was born on 2 August 1880, in Warsaw, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Reuben Jasper Huston, was 32 and his mother, Angeline "Anna" Bellew, was 21.

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Reuben Jasper Huston
Angeline "Anna" Bellew
Cora Huston
George Wilber Huston
Geo. Willard Huston
Melvin R. Huston
Rhuben Huston
John Albert Huston
Benjamin Harrison Huston
Denver Cleo Huston
Franklin Jacob Huston
Nellie May Houston
Helen Luella Huston

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  • Geo. Willard Huston, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"

World Events (3)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1885 · The First Skyscraper

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish (Derry and Antrim): variant of Houston .

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

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