William Joseph Blair

6 September 1912–28 June 1975 (Age 62)
Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of William Joseph

William Joseph Blair was born on 6 September 1912, in Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, United States as the son of William Henry Blair and Mary Jane Delaney. He died on 28 June 1975, in Corona, Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 62.

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William Henry Blair
Mary Jane Delaney
William Joseph Blair
1912–1975

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World Events (3)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
Age 1
The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1913 · The Seventeenth Amendment
Age 1
The Seventeenth Amendment allows the people of each state to elect their own Senators instead of having the state legislature assign them.
1913 · Women get the right to vote in Illinois
Age 1
Grace Wilbur Trout was elected president of the Chicago Political Equality League and started her presidency by making sure that each senate district was supporting suffrage for women. A few months later, the bill was up for voting in the state. Trout and her team went as far as to get male voters from their homes. The bill passed giving Women the right to vote for President of the Nation and all local offices not in the Illinois Constitution.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from any of the numerous places in Scotland called Blair, named with Scottish Gaelic blàr (genitive blàir) ‘plain’, ‘field’, especially a battlefield (Irish blár).

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

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