Mary O'Rourke

26 November 1913–4 February 2011 (Age 97)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary O'Rourke was born on 26 November 1913, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Pat O Rourke, was 38 and her mother, Katherine Nolan, was 37. She had at least 1 daughter with Edward Rudolph. She died on 4 February 2011, in Oak Brook, York Township, DuPage, Illinois, United States, at the age of 97.

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Family Time Line

Edward Rudolph
1910–1990
Mary O'Rourke
1913–2011
Rudolph
1948–1948

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

    Rudolph

    Female1948–1948Female

Parents and Siblings

    Pat O Rourke

    Male1875–Male

    Katherine Nolan

    Female1876–1926Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

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.
1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Age 6

During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.
1941

Age 28

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Ua Ruarcac, from ua, descendant ; radarc, pronounced in Connaught rooarc, sight, and ac, an individual. Grandson of Rourk ; descendant of a man of judgment

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Sources (3)

  • Mary O'Rourke, "Illinois, Cook County Birth Registers, 1871-1915"
  • Mary O Rourke, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940"
  • Mary C Rudolph, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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