Ethel Anne McDonald

24 November 1922–9 April 2009 (Age 86)
Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Ethel Anne

When Ethel Anne McDonald was born on 24 November 1922, in Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, her father, George Kenneth McDonald, was 39 and her mother, Anne Melitzer, was 41. She married Jack C. Snider on 1 January 1944, in Peoria, Illinois, United States. She died on 9 April 2009, in La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 86.

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Jack C. Snider
Ethel Anne McDonald
Marriage: 1 January 1944

Spouse and Children

1 January 1944
Peoria, Illinois, United States

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World Events (8)

1932 · Wisconsin Passes First Unemployment Compensation Law

Age 10

The nation's first unemployment compensation law was passed in Wisconsin on January 28, 1932.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 12

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1945 · Fair Employment Law is Passed

Age 23

The Fair Employment Law was passed in 1945 which prohibited discrimination of race in the workplace. Wisconsin, along with two other states, became the first in the nation to pass such a law.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhomhnuill, a patronymic from the personal name Domhnall, which is composed of the ancient Celtic elements domno- ‘world’ + val- ‘might’, ‘rule’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ethel A Mcdonald in household of George Mcdonald, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ethel H Mcdonald in household of George K Mcdonald, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ethel in entry for Jack C Snider, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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