Hugh Sweeney MacMaster

24 March 1914–2002 (Age 87)
Larkhall, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Hugh Sweeney

When Hugh Sweeney MacMaster was born on 24 March 1914, in Larkhall, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Charles L McMaster, was 28 and his mother, Janet Sweeney, was 26. He married Edna Jane Murray Towell on 27 March 1937. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died in 2002, in Longview, Cowlitz, Washington, United States, at the age of 88.

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Hugh Sweeney MacMaster
Edna Jane Murray Towell
Marriage: 27 March 1937
Marilyn MacMaster

Spouse and Children

27 March 1937


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.
1916 · Boeing Aircraft

Age 2

The Boeing Aircraft was named and created by William Boeing. The first two planes were Bluebill and Mallard and the first flight was July 15, 1916. Boeing aircrafts made their debut during WWI. 
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 23

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish: see McMaster .

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

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  • Hugh S MacMaster, "New Jersey, Bride Index, 1930-1938"

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