George James Steele

7 March 1902–20 February 1995 (Age 92)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of George James

When George James Steele was born on 7 March 1902, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George S Steel, was 55 and his mother, Rose Lang, was 28. He married Florence M Young in 1927. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years and Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America in 1940. He died on 20 February 1995, in Doylestown, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 92.

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George James Steele
Florence M Young
Marriage: 1927
Virginia Steele

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    George S Steel






    James Handley Steele


    George Steel



    Blanche Steel


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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 3

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from Middle English stele ‘steel’, hence a nickname for someone considered as hard and durable as steel, or metonymic occupational name for a foundry worker.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George J Steele, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George Steele Jr. in household of George Steele, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George Steele in household of George Steele, "United States Census, 1910"

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