Arthur William Harrigan

Male20 October 1891–14 September 1955

Brief Life History of Arthur William

When Arthur William Harrigan was born on 20 October 1891, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, his father, James Harrigan, was 33 and his mother, Mary Ann Riley, was 31. He married Ethel Baldwin on 18 September 1918, in Panola, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Justice Precinct 2, Harris, Texas, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 14 September 1955, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Tenaha, Shelby, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur William Harrigan
1891–1955
Ethel Baldwin
1895–1968
Marriage: 18 September 1918
Arthur William Harrigan Jr.
1920–1975

Sources (16)

  • Arthur Hourrigan in household of James Hourrigan, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Arthur Harrigan, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Arthur W Harrigan, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 September 1918Panola, Texas, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

    Age 3

    Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 5

    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.

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

    Age 17

    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Donal.

    Irish (Cork and Limerick): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hArragáin, a variant of Ó hAnradháin; see Hanrahan .

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

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