Ida marie Gaffney

1 November 1903–25 January 1985 (Age 81)
Carrollton, Greene, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ida marie

Ida marie Gaffney was born on 1 November 1903, in Carrollton, Greene, Illinois, United States. She died on 25 January 1985, in Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois, United States, at the age of 81.

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1904

Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 3

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 7

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gamhna ‘descendant of Gamhain’, a byname meaning ‘calf’. On occasion the English surname Caulfield was adopted as equivalent.2 Possibly an altered spelling of Swiss German Gaf(f)ner, a topographic name for a cottage dweller, from dialect Gafene ‘large basket’, ‘Alpine (dairy) hut’.

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

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