Robert Michael Shea

19 September 1895–23 May 1955 (Age 59)
Houghton, Houghton, Michigan, United States

The Life of Robert Michael

Robert Michael Shea was born on 19 September 1895, in Houghton, Houghton, Michigan, United States as the son of Daniel Shea and Mary Driscoll. He died on 23 May 1955, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 59.

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Robert Michael Shea
1895–1955
Florence C Johnson

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Shea

    MaleMale

    Mary Driscoll

    Female1866–1916Female

siblings

(3)

    Cornelius Shea

    Male1888–1958Male

    Mary Shea

    Female1889–Female

    Robert Michael Shea

    Male1895–1955Male

World Events (3)

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.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 8

"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."

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Shea , Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Séaghdha‘descendant of Séaghdha’, a byname meaning ‘fine’ or ‘fortunate’.

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

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