Horace Greeley Phillips Jr.

Male25 November 1897–25 December 1969

Brief Life History of Horace Greeley

When Horace Greeley Phillips Jr. was born on 25 November 1897, in Montana, United States, his father, Horace Greeley Phillips Sr., was 39 and his mother, Lucy Catherine Burke, was 32. He married Genevia Harriet Rainey on 17 September 1920, in King, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Port Angeles Election Precinct 9, Clallam, Washington, United States in 1940 and Port Angeles, Clallam, Washington, United States in 1950. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 25 December 1969, in Clallam, Washington, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Port Angeles, Clallam, Washington, United States.

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Horace Greeley Phillips Jr.
Genevia Harriet Rainey
Marriage: 17 September 1920
Horace Greeley Phillips
Florence Genevia Phillips

Sources (17)

  • Horace G Phillips in entry for Horace Greeley Phillips, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"
  • Horace G Phillips Jr. in household of H G Phillips, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Horace G Phillips, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 September 1920King, Washington, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 1

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

    Age 7

    St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 19

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    English, Dutch, North German, and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Philip . In North America, this surname has also absorbed cognates from other languages (see Philips ).

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

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