John Huff Mathis

10 May 1926–2 August 2010 (Age 84)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of John Huff

When John Huff Mathis was born on 10 May 1926, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Allen Washington Mathis, was 35 and his mother, Ola Mae Davis, was 31. He married Martha Elizabeth Bay. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died on 2 August 2010, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Pittston Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States.

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John Huff Mathis
Martha Elizabeth Bay
Baby Mathis
John Huff Mathis II
Mark Blackburn Mathis

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World Events (8)

1927 · Buckingham Fountain constructed

Age 1

Named after Clarence Buckingham, the Buckingham Fountain is one of the largest fountains in the world. The fountain was inspired by the Latona Fountain at the Palace of Versailles.
1927 · The World's Busiest Airport

Age 1

"Originally named Chicago Air Park, Midway Airport was built with one cinder runway mainly for airmail flights. The city then leased the airport and named it the Chicago Municipal Airport. By 1928, the airport had twelve hangars and four runways, lit for night operations. In 1931 the airport claimed to be the ""World's Busiest"" with over 100,846 passengers on 60,947 flights each week. In July 1949 the airport was renamed after the Battle of Midway."
1954 · The First McDonald's Opens Its Doors

Age 28

Ray Kroc opened up the first McDonalds in Des Plaines after the McDonald Brothers gave him the rights to set up restaurants thoughout the country.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch and French: from a variant of the personal name Mathias ( see Matthew ).2 English: patronymic from a pet form of Matthew .

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

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  • John Or Jack Huff Mathis, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • John Or Jack Huff Mathis, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • John Or Jack Huff Mathis, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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