Roger Edward Irving

27 April 1886–1964 (Age 77)
Howell Township, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Roger Edward

When Roger Edward Irving was born on 27 April 1886, in Howell Township, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States, his father, William Irving, was 29 and his mother, Martha Anna Gant, was 22. He died in 1964, in New Jersey, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

William Irving
Martha Anna Gant
Burtis E Irving
William Jackson Irving
Roger Edward Irving
James G Irving
Mary E. Irving

Parents and Siblings

    William Irving


    Martha Anna Gant




    Burtis E Irving


    William Jackson Irving



    James G Irving


    Mary E. Irving


World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Age 8

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 21

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

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Irving in Dumfries and Galloway region, which has the same origin as Irvine , with which it has become inextricably confused.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Roger Irving, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Roger Irving in household of Robert J Gant, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Roger Irving, "United States Census, 1920"

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