Harry Alfred McCool

1 May 1895–10 October 1964 (Age 69)
Barton, Missouri, United States

The Life of Harry Alfred

When Harry Alfred McCool was born on 1 May 1895, in Barton, Missouri, United States, his father, John Joseph McCool, was 37 and his mother, Mary Jane Barton, was 34. He lived in South West Township, Barton, Missouri, United States for about 20 years and Pittsburg, Crawford, Kansas, United States in 1940. He died on 10 October 1964, in Crawford, Kansas, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Pittsburg, Crawford, Kansas, United States.

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Harry Alfred McCool
Naomi Mae Waddle

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    John Joseph McCool





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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 9

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhubhghaill ( see McDowell ).2 Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Chomhghaill (Scottish), Mac Giolla Comhghaill ‘son of the servant of (Saint) Comhghall’, a personal name, possibly an intensive of gall ‘stranger’, borne by an early Irish saint.3 Irish: possibly an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cumhaill ‘son of Cumhall’, a byname meaning ‘champion’. Fionn Mac Cumhaill is the name of a famous hero in traditional Irish literature.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harry Mccool, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harry Mccool, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harry A Mccool in household of Joseph Mccool, "United States Census, 1910"

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