Kathleen Gorman

1917–1996 (Age 78)
Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Kathleen

Kathleen Gorman was born on 8 May 1917, in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. She married Edward Francis Cushing on 26 June 1938, in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. She died on 12 March 1996, in Norwell, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 78.

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Edward Francis Cushing
1914–2006
Kathleen Gorman
1917–1996
Marriage: 26 June 1938

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 June 1938
Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

World Events (3)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1920

Age 3

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gormáin and Ó Gormáin ‘son (or descendant) of Gormán’, a personal name from a diminutive of gorm ‘dark blue’, ‘noble’. Compare O’Gorman .2 English: from the Middle English personal name Gormund, Old English Gārmund, composed of the elements gār ‘spear’ + mund ‘protection’.3 English: topographic name for someone who lived by or on a triangular patch of land ( see Gore ).

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

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