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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Edward Rudolph
Mary O'Rourke

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Parents and Siblings

    Pat O Rourke


    Katherine Nolan




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.

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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