Irwin Alfred McGee

Male12 October 1890–8 May 1952

Brief Life History of Irwin Alfred

When Irwin Alfred McGee was born on 12 October 1890, in Indiana, United States, his father, John William McGee, was 34 and his mother, Florence Agnes Irwin, was 23. He married Hazel Dell Butcher on 22 December 1915, in Douglas, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Arcola, Douglas, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Bowdre Township, Douglas, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died on 8 May 1952, in Newman, Douglas, Illinois, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Newman Cemetery, Newman, Douglas, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Irwin Alfred McGee
1890–1952
Hazel Dell Butcher
1894–1978
Marriage: 22 December 1915
Ralph Benton McGee
1918–1984
Son Mcgee
1921–1921
Marjorie Louise McGee
1926–2000

Sources (12)

  • Irvin A Mcgee, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Irwin McKee, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Irvin Alfred McGee, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 December 1915Douglas, Illinois, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1892 · The Chicago Canal

    Age 2

    The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

    1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

    Age 16

    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.

    1907 · Not for profit elections

    Age 17

    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Aoidh or Mag Aodha ‘son of Aodh’, an old personal name meaning ‘fire’, originally the name of a pagan god. See also McCoy .

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

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