James Earl Fitzpatrick

27 September 1891–19 January 1953 (Age 61)
Lima, Allen, Ohio, United States

The Life of James Earl

When James Earl Fitzpatrick was born on 27 September 1891, in Lima, Allen, Ohio, United States, his father, Dr. Thomas Van Fitzpatrick, was 36 and his mother, Florence Swing, was 20. He married Mildred Catharine Hoover on 10 September 1913. He lived in Spencerville, Spencer Township, Allen, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 19 January 1953, in Lima, Allen, Ohio, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Lima, Allen, Ohio, United States.

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James Earl Fitzpatrick
Mildred Catharine Hoover
Marriage: 10 September 1913

Spouse and Children

10 September 1913
Lima, Allen, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Dr. Thomas Van Fitzpatrick


    Florence Swing




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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 7

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.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 17

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Irish: occasionally this may be a genuine Anglo-Norman French patronymic ( see Fitzgerald ) from the personal name Patrick , but more often it has been adopted as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Pádraig ( see Kilpatrick ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • James E Fitzpatrick in household of Thomas J Fitzpatrick, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Earl Fitzpatrick, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Earl Fitzpatrick, "Ohio Births and Christenings, 1821-1962"

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