Mark Ambrose Clougherty

1920–2010 (Age 89)
Swissvale, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mark Ambrose

When Mark Ambrose Clougherty was born on 3 July 1920, in Swissvale, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Christopher Michael Clougherty, was 43 and his mother, Margaret Teresa O'Rourke, was 38. He married Mary Florence Askin on 2 June 1947, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 5 February 2010, in Allison Park, Hampton Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Gibsonia, Richland Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Mark Ambrose Clougherty
Mary Florence Askin
Marriage: 2 June 1947
Dennis Michael Clougherty

Spouse & Children

2 June 1947
Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States


  • Dennis Michael Clougherty


Parents & Siblings



  • Paul C Clougherty


  • Male1912–1990Male

  • Rose M Clougherty


  • Agnes Clougherty


  • Regis Joseph Clougherty


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 3

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 24

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Cloherty .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mark A Clougherty in household of Christopher M Clougherty, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mark A Clougherty in household of Christopher M Clougherty, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mark Ambrose Clougherty in entry for Maryflorence Cloughterty Askin Clougherty, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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