william rowan

1915–1979 (Age 64)
Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of william

william rowan was born in 1915, in Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States as the daughter of Harry Bradley Rowan. She died in 1979, in her hometown, at the age of 64.

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Harry Bradley Rowan
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World Events (3)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 1
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.
Age 2
U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Joining the First World War
Age 2
Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.

Name Meaning

(1997: 5269;2007: 10491; 2010: 13993)Irish: from Ó Ruadháin or Ó Ruaidhín, both meaning ‘descendant of Ruadhán’, a personal name from a diminutive of ruadh ‘red’. See also Rooney .Irish: from Ó Ruadhacháin, ‘son of Ruadhachán’, a personal name from a diminutive of ruadh ‘red’ (also used as a placename and Anglicized as Roughan). Compare also Rogan (Ó Ruadhagáin), of which may be a variant, both it and Ó Ruadhacháin being found in Ulster and Connacht.

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

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