James Iredale

20 May 1899–October 1973 (Age 74)
Ohio, United States

The Life of James

When James Iredale was born on 20 May 1899, in Ohio, United States, his father, James Iredale, was 33 and his mother, Bessie E Down, was 39. He married Pauline M Elliott on 9 June 1926, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. He lived in Chagrin Falls, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Henderson, Jefferson, New York, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died in October 1973, in Jefferson, New York, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Adams, Adams, Jefferson, New York, United States.

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James Iredale
Emma G Rice
Marriage: 20 June 1933

Spouse and Children

20 June 1933
Jefferson, New York, United States

Parents and Siblings

    James Iredale


    Bessie E Down




    Mary B. Iredale



World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1913 · Cleveland Museum of Art

Age 14

The Cleveland Museum of Art was founded as a trust from Hinman Hurlbut, John Huntington, and Horace Kelley. It is to be known as the fourth-wealthiest art museum in the United States. The museum opened its doors to the public on June 6, 1916, and is free to the public to come and enjoy the diverse collections inside. Today the museum can be found as the center piece of Wade Park and both are on the National Register of Historic Places.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 20

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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

English: habitational name from a lost hamlet in Cumbria, so named from Old Norse Íradalr ‘valley of the Irish’. The surname is first recorded in the 16th century; until recently it was found almost exclusively in Cumbria.

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

Sources (3)

  • James Indale Jr. in household of James Iredale, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James Iredale, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James Iredale in household of Bessie Iredale, "United States Census, 1910"

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