John Boughton McAdam

23 November 1914–22 August 1980 (Age 65)
Eureka, Utah

The Life of John Boughton

John Boughton McAdam was born on 23 November 1914. He married Lola J Spears on 18 February 1970, in Bastrop, Bastrop, Texas, United States. He died on 22 August 1980, in Travis, Texas, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola, Escambia, Florida, United States.

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John Boughton McAdam
Lola J Spears
Marriage: 18 February 1970

Spouse and Children

18 February 1970
Bastrop, Bastrop, Texas, United States

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 15

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

Age 18

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Adaim ‘son of Adam ’. In Ireland, it has also been adopted as a surname by bearers of the names McCadden (in County Armagh) and McCaw (in County Cavan), as well as by bearers of a number of unrelated names including Barry (a Norman family in County Cork).

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

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