Grover Cleveland McKinley

1 December 1886–4 May 1944 (Age 57)
Cedar Township, Benton, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Grover Cleveland

When Grover Cleveland McKinley was born on 1 December 1886, in Cedar Township, Benton, Iowa, United States, his father, William Henry McKinley, was 36 and his mother, Charlotte Eliza Gould, was 32. He married Pauline Hoffman on 22 November 1916, in Marion, Linn, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Benton, Benton, Iowa, United States for about 10 years and Homer Township, Buchanan, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. His occupation is listed as sorghum farmer in Iowa, United States. He died on 4 May 1944, in Walker, Linn, Iowa, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Walker, Linn, Iowa, United States.

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Grover Cleveland McKinley
Pauline Hoffman
Marriage: 22 November 1916
Clifford Hoffman McKinley
Elizabeth Emily McKinley
Bernard Laverne McKinley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 November 1916Marion, Linn, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 4
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1890 · Woman's Suffrage
    Age 4
    An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 16
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhionnlaigh, a patronymic from the early personal name Fionnlaoch (see Finley ).History: William McKinley (1843–1901), 25th US president, was born at Niles, OH, a descendant of David McKinley, known as ‘David the Weaver’, of Scotch–Irish stock, who settled in York County, PA, c. 1743. William McKinley's family were iron founders who tracked the ore from the Susquehanna Valley in PA to Columbiana County, OH.

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

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    Sources (41)

    • Growe Cleveland Mc Kinley in entry for Mc Kinley, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
    • Grover Mckinley in household of William Mckinley, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
    • Grover Cleveland McKinley, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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