Benny J. Ryan


Brief Life History of Benny J.

When Benny J. Ryan was born in 1939, in Windfall, Wildcat Township, Tipton, Indiana, United States, his father, Benjamin Harrison "Benny" Ryan, was 38 and his mother, Thelma Fayne Bogue, was 35.

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Benjamin Harrison "Benny" Ryan
Thelma Fayne Bogue
Lewis F. Ryan
Mary Kathryn Ryan
Richard Frederick Ryan
Richard F. Ryan
Benny J. Ryan

Sources (1)

  • Benny J Ryan, "United States Census, 1940"

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Siblings (5)

World Events (3)


Age 2

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

1941 · The Four Freedoms

Age 2

President Roosevelt spoke in front of Congress and gave a speech on what Freedoms everyone should be granted. First being the Freedom of Speech. Second, the freedom of Religion, Third, The Freedom from Want, and Fourth, the Freedom from Fear. Being a big deal, FDR didn't just say that all people should have these freedoms because Americans already expected these freedoms.

1941 · Awaking the Sleeping Giant

Age 2

After the attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States repealed the Neutrality Acts of 1937 and declared war both on the Empire of Japan and on Germany. Thus entering into World War II with the Allied Forces.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, John Patrick, Dermot, Liam, Paddy, Donovan, Eamon, Eamonn, Kieran, Parnell, Aileen, Brennan.

Irish: shortened form of O'Ryan , an Anglicized form of Ó Riaghain (modern Irish Ó Riain) ‘descendant of Riaghan’, a personal name probably based on the word ‘king’. Ryan is one of the commonest surnames in Ireland, though there has been considerable confusion with Regan .

Irish: shortened from Mulryan (Ó Maoilriaghain).

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

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