James Howard Deily

17 October 1895–1985 (Age 89)
Montour Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of James Howard

When James Howard Deily was born on 17 October 1895, in Montour Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Harry Wilson Deily, was 29 and his mother, Annie Quick, was 21. He married Mary Elsie Ruckle on 31 December 1918, in Broome, New York, United States. He died in 1985, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 90.

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James Howard Deily
Mary Elsie Ruckle
Marriage: 31 December 1918

Spouse and Children

31 December 1918
Broome, New York, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 10

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Irish: probably a variant of Daly .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James H Deily in household of Asa Deily, "United States Census, 1900"
  • J Howard Deily, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James H Deily in household of Harry W Deily, "United States Census, 1910"

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