John McGinley

8 September 1916–17 March 1985 (Age 68)
Clydebank, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John McGinley was born on 8 September 1916, in Clydebank, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas McGinley, was 38 and his mother, Margaret Geary, was 28. He married Ellen Josephine White on 14 June 1938, in Clydebank, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 17 March 1985, in his hometown, at the age of 68.

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John McGinley
Ellen Josephine White
Marriage: 14 June 1938
Catherine McGinley
Thomas McGinley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 June 1938Clydebank, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.
    1919 · Battle of George Square
    Age 3
    A few months after the ending of World War I, a violent confrontation arose between the Glasgow City Police and workers on strike. There were no fatalities in the skirmish, and it caused the work week to be reduced to 40 hours. But, In the aftermath the leaders of the strike were arrested and British troops were moved to Glasgow and its surrounding areas.
    1938 · The Empire Exhibition, Scotland is held at Bellahouston Park, Glasgow.
    Age 22
    The Empire Exhibition was an international exposition held from May to December 1938 and offered a chance to showcase and boost the economy of Scotland. It also marked fifty years since Glasgow's first great exhibition held in 1888.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Liam, Brendan, Brigid, Caitlin, Conal, Declan, Michael Patrick.Irish (Donegal): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Fhionnghaile ‘son of Fionnghal’, a personal name composed of the elements fionn ‘fair’ + gal ‘valor’.

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

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