John Dominic Fitzpatrick

20 May 1895–8 November 1948 (Age 53)
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of John Dominic

When John Dominic Fitzpatrick was born on 20 May 1895, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, his father, James Francis Fitzpatrick, was 35 and his mother, Mary Cecilia Geoghagan, was 33. He had at least 1 son with Ruth Leach. He lived in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1920. He died on 8 November 1948, at the age of 53, and was buried in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.

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John Dominic Fitzpatrick
Ruth Leach
James Frances Fitzpatrick

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    James Frances Fitzpatrick


Parents and Siblings

    James Francis Fitzpatrick


    Mary Cecilia Geoghagan




    Mary Loretta Fitzpatrick



    Ann Theresa Fitzpatrick


    Catherine Fitzpatrick


    Julia Frances Fitzpatrick


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1900 · First U.S.  Navy Submarine Constructed

Age 5

The USS Holland was the first commissioned submarine. It was named after John Philip Holland. It had been laid down in November of 1896 and launched a year later. It was acquired and commissioned in 1900 and decommissioned five years later. The submarine was finally sold in 1913 and put on display until it was scrapped in 1932.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 15

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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)

  • John D Fitzpatrick, "Rhode Island State Census, 1905"
  • John Fitzpatrick in household of James Fitzpatrick, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John D Fitzpatrick in household of James Fitzpatrick, "United States Census, 1900"

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