John Harvey Little

1894–1974 (Age 79)
Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

The Life of John Harvey

John Harvey Little was born on 6 August 1894, in Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. He had at least 1 son with Lilian Jean Marshall. He lived in Wilkinsburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. He died on 21 June 1974, at the age of 79, and was buried in Greensburg, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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John Harvey Little
1894–1974
Lilian Jean Marshall
1898–1989
John Harvey Little Jr.
1925–2016

Spouse & Children

children

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  • John Harvey Little Jr.

    Male1925–2016Male

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 11

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. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

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

1 English: nickname for a small man, or distinguishing epithet for the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, from Middle English littel, Old English lȳtel, originally a diminutive of lȳt ( see Light 3).2 Irish: translation of Gaelic Ó Beagáin ‘descendant of Beagán’ ( see Begin ).3 Translation of French Petit and Lepetit; also used as an English form of names such as Jean-Petit ‘little John’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • John H Little in household of George C Marshall, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Harvey Little, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • John Harvey Little, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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