Matthew I Fox

1934–2013 (Age 79)
New York, United States

The Life of Matthew I

When Matthew I Fox was born on 10 April 1934, in New York, United States, his father, Mathew I Fox Jr., was 40 and his mother, Lucy Reilly, was 33. He died on 19 July 2013, in Cape May, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Oak Ridge, Ocean, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mathew I Fox Jr.
1894–1962
Lucy Reilly
1901–
Matthew I Fox
1934–2013

Parents & Siblings

  • Mathew I Fox Jr.

    Male1894–1962Male

  • Lucy Reilly

    Female1901–Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1938

Age 4

The infamous radio debut of War of the Worlds (an adaptation of the novel by Orson Welles) was broadcast from New Jersey. The drama program was framed as a news broadcast describing an alien invasion, which reportedly caused panic among a small subset of listeners that tuned in late. However, the newspaper industry exaggerated reports of the confusion to make it sound widespread. It's believed that the newspaper industry was attempting to take advantage of the situation to discredit the reliability of radio broadcasting.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 21

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from the animal, Middle English, Old English fox. It may have denoted a cunning individual or been given to someone with red hair or for some other anecdotal reason. This relatively common and readily understood surname seems to have absorbed some early examples of less transparent surnames derived from the Germanic personal names mentioned at Faulks and Foulks .2 Irish: part translation of Gaelic Mac an tSionnaigh ‘son of the fox’ ( see Tinney ).3 Jewish (American): translation of the Ashkenazic Jewish surname Fuchs .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Matthew Ignatious Fox, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Matthew Ignatius Fox Hall III, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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