James Osborn Lore

1890–1979 (Age 89)
Newport, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States

The Life of James Osborn

James Osborn Lore was born in 1890, in Newport, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States. He died in 1979, at the age of 89.

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James Osborn Lore
1890–1979
Carlyon Phoebe Gant
1921–1992

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World Events (3)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 0

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 0

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.
1894

Age 4

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.

Name Meaning

1 French (Loré): habitational name from Loré in Orne.2 Dutch (de Lore): metonymic occupational name for a rag merchant, from Middle Dutch lore, luere ‘rag’.3 Hungarian (Lőre): from a pet form of the personal name Lőrinc ( see Lorincz ).

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

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