Gail Edward Stricklett

Male27 July 1895–17 July 1973

Brief Life History of Gail Edward

When Gail Edward Stricklett was born on 27 July 1895, in Blair, Washington, Nebraska, United States, his father, William J Stricklett, was 24 and his mother, Mary Catherine Worley, was 20. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 17 July 1973, in Blair, Washington, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Blair Cemetery, Blair, Washington, Nebraska, United States.

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William J Stricklett
Mary Catherine Worley
Gail Edward Stricklett

Sources (9)

  • Gail Stricklett in household of Mary Smith, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gail Edward Stricklett, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Gail Stricklett, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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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.

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

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.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

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

Shortened form of Abigail . It was not found as an independent given name before the middle of the 20th century; it became popular in the 1950s and 1960s, but has since fallen out of fashion.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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