Joseph R Cavanaugh

26 August 1891–25 October 1964 (Age 73)
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Joseph R

When Joseph R Cavanaugh was born on 26 August 1891, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Hugh Cavanaugh, was 38 and his mother, Helen V McMannus, was 37. He lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Galloway Township, Atlantic, New Jersey, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 October 1964, in New Castle, Delaware, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Hugh Cavanaugh
Helen V McMannus
John Cavenaugh
Sallie Cavenaugh
Alice Cavenagh
William Joseph Cavenaugh
Marie Cecelia Cavanaugh
Anna Louise Cavenaugh
Nellie H Cavanaugh
Child Cavanaugh
Joseph R Cavanaugh

Parents and Siblings

    Hugh Cavanaugh


    Helen V McMannus




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World Events (8)

1893 · First U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain

Age 2

The first time that the rank of Ambassador was used was in 1893. When on March 30, 1893, Thomas F. Bayard was appointed Ambassador to Great Britain.
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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Kavanagh .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Cavenaugh in household of William J Cavenaugh, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joseph R Cavenaugh in household of Helen V Cavenaugh, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph R Cavenaugh in household of Anna Devlin, "United States Census, 1920"

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