Catherine Ireland

Brief Life History of Catherine

Catherine Ireland was born on 20 February 1904, in St. Lawrence, New York, United States. She married Glenn Dewey Laundry on 25 February 1926, in St. Lawrence, New York, United States. She died on 7 February 2000, in Onondaga, New York, United States, at the age of 95.

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Glenn Dewey Laundry
1902–1993
Catherine Ireland
1904–2000
Marriage: 25 February 1926

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Catherine Ireland - Published information: birth-name: Catherine Ireland
  • Catherine I Laundry, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

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.

1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

1929

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: ethnic name denoting someone from Ireland, from Middle English Irland, Irlond, Erlond (Old English Īraland). The country gets its name from the genitive case of Old English Īras ‘Irishmen’ + land ‘land’. The stem Īr- is taken from the Celtic name for Ireland, Èriu, earlier Everiu. The Latin name was (H)ibernia. The surname is especially common in Liverpool, England, which has a large Irish population. Compare Irish .

Americanized form of Erland .

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

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