Albert Mortimor McGilvra

23 July 1902–10 November 1964 (Age 62)
Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States

The Life of Albert Mortimor

When Albert Mortimor McGilvra was born on 23 July 1902, in Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States, his father, Frederick Joshua McGilvra, was 35 and his mother, Myrta L. Bracey, was 29. He married Ruth M. Nichols on 13 May 1922, in Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Hamlin Township, Eaton, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Summit Township, Jackson, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 10 November 1964, in Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Parma, Jackson, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Mortimor McGilvra
Ruth M. Nichols
Marriage: 13 May 1922
Gertrude Zenith McGilvra
Frank Vaughn McGilvra
Jane Lucina McGilvra
Roberta " Bobbie" McGilvra

Spouse and Children

13 May 1922
Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States



    Frank Vaughn McGilvra


    Jane Lucina McGilvra


    Roberta " Bobbie" McGilvra


Parents and Siblings

    Frederick Joshua McGilvra





World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 1

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 17

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of McGillivray .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Albert M Mcgilvra, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Albert Mcgilvia in household of Fred Mcgilvia, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Albert M Mcgilvra in household of Fred J Mcgilvra, "United States Census, 1910"

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