Edmund Drinan Barry

21 January 1893–3 May 1977 (Age 84)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Edmund Drinan

When Edmund Drinan Barry was born on 21 January 1893, in Michigan, United States, his father, Edmond Drinan Barry, was 38 and his mother, Ada Belle Fitzgerald, was 32. He married Selma Beryl on 16 August 1917. He lived in West Covina, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930 and Redlands, Colusa, California, United States in 1936. He died on 3 May 1977, in Ventura, California, United States, at the age of 84.

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Edmund Drinan Barry
Selma Beryl
Marriage: 16 August 1917

Spouse and Children

16 August 1917

Parents and Siblings

    Edmond Drinan Barry


    Ada Belle Fitzgerald




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 10

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

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

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Beargha ‘descendant of Beargh’, a byname meaning ‘plunderer’.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Báire ‘descendant of Báire’, a short form of either of two Gaelic personal names, Bairrfhionn or Fionnbharr.3 English, of Welsh origin: patronymic from Harry , the medieval English vernacular form of Henry , preceded by Welsh ap ‘son of’. Compare Parry .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edmund D Barry Jr., "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edmund D Barry, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edmund D Barry Jr. in household of Edmund D Barry, "United States Census, 1920"

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