Paul Alan Gillespie

29 March 1936–24 February 2009 (Age 72)
Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Paul Alan

When Paul Alan Gillespie was born on 29 March 1936, in Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James Henry Gillespie, was 38 and his mother, Henrietta Florence Hartman, was 38. He married Carol Ann Taylor on 6 April 1957. He died on 24 February 2009, at the age of 72.

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Paul Alan Gillespie
Carol Ann Taylor
Marriage: 6 April 1957

Spouse and Children

6 April 1957

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 1

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Age 5

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 20

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Easbuig (Scottish), Mac Giolla Easpaig (Irish), patronymics from a byname meaning ‘servant of the bishop’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Paul A Gillespie in household of James H Gillespie, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James H Gillespie, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Paul Alan Gillespie, "Arizona, Mesa LDS Family History Center, Obituary Index, 1959-2014"

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