Siegel Selby

Male4 December 1904–31 October 1944

Brief Life History of Siegel

When Siegel Selby was born on 4 December 1904, in Newtonville, Hammond Township, Spencer, Indiana, United States, his father, George Edward Selby, was 28 and his mother, Cassie May, was 23. He lived in Hammond Township, Spencer, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Chester Township, Logan, Illinois, United States in 1920. He died on 31 October 1944, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

George Edward Selby
Cassie May
Walter Herbert Selby
May Selby
Siegel Selby
Camille Selby
Anna Lee Selby

Sources (3)

  • Segel S Selby in household of Edward Selby, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Siegel Selby - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Siegel Selby
  • Seigle Selby in household of Edward Selby, "United States Census, 1910"

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Siblings (5)

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

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.

1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 2

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 12

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.

Name Meaning

English (Nottinghamshire) and Scottish: habitational name from Selby (Yorkshire). The placename may derive from Old English sele ‘willow copse’, sometimes alternating with salh ‘willow’, + Old Norse ‘farmstead, village’.

Americanized form of some similar (like-sounding) Jewish surname.

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

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