Russell Huffman

22 February 1895–
Greene, Indiana, United States

The Life of Russell

When Russell Huffman was born on 22 February 1895, in Greene, Indiana, United States, his father, Anthony B. Huffman, was 32 and his mother, Martha Margaret Greathouse, was 30.

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Anthony B. Huffman
1863–1897
Martha Margaret Greathouse
1864–1951
Irvin Cleveland Huffman
1884–1958
Curtice Murree Huffman
1885–1961
Rena Belle Huffman
1888–1955
Eva May Huffman
1890–1917
Mary Etta Huffman
1892–1926
Russell Huffman
1895–
Florence Anthony Huffman
1897–1988

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World Events (3)

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 11

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Hoffmann .

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

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