John J Miley

1917–3 May 1985 (Age 68)
Illinois, United States

The Life of John J

When John J Miley was born in 1917, in Illinois, United States, his father, James B Miley, was 36 and his mother, Zella Ridges, was 33. He lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 3 May 1985, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 68.

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James B Miley
Zella Ridges
James W Miley
Ethlyn Miley
John J Miley

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    James W Miley


    Ethlyn Miley



World Events (8)


Age 0

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Age 2

During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 18

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.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of a Gaelic name, probably Ó Maol Aodha ‘descendant of Maol Aodha’, a personal name meaning ‘devotee of (Saint) Aodh’ ( see McCoy ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • John J Miley in household of James B Miley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John J Miley in household of James B Miley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Joseph Miley, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940"

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