John Dunfee Cahill

16 May 1888–12 July 1953 (Age 65)
Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States

The Life of John Dunfee

John Dunfee Cahill was born on 16 May 1888, in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States. He married Florence Gertrude Hirsh on 3 February 1913, in Onondaga, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 12 July 1953, in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States.

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John Dunfee Cahill
Florence Gertrude Hirsh
Marriage: 3 February 1913
Arline Elizabeth Cahill

Spouse and Children

3 February 1913
Onondaga, New York, United States


World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 18

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cathail ‘descendant of Cathal’, a personal name meaning ‘powerful in battle’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Cahill, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Cahill, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Dunfu Cahill, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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