Augustine J. Shanahan

1898–15 August 1964 (Age 66)
Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States

The Life of Augustine J.

When Augustine J. Shanahan was born in 1898, in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States, his father, John A. Shanahan, was 38 and his mother, Catherine Keefe, was 29. He lived in Erie, New York, United States in 1920 and West Seneca, Erie, New York, United States in 1930. He died on 15 August 1964, in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Lackawanna, Erie, New York, United States.

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John A. Shanahan
Catherine Keefe
Daniel, Walter Shanahan
John P Shanahan
Margaret M. Shanahan
Joseph C. Shanahan
Augustine J. Shanahan
Catherine Virginia Shanahan
Thomas F. Shanahan
Helen Shanahan
Francis C. Shanahan

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    John A. Shanahan





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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 0

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Age 11

On the evening of March 2, 1909 a meeting of the Victory Volunteer Fire Company was held at which John Widmer presided with Edward C. Flanagan as Secretary. The matter of making the Limestone Hill district a separate city was proposed. A mass meeting of residents was held on March 6th to determine the popular feeling for establishing a separate city. The Lackawanna Steel Company and the rest of the business community encouraged the matter and the City of Lackawanna was soon to come into existence. The Lackawanna Chamber of Commerce was established on March 4, 1909 and has been promoting the community ever since.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 18

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

Irish (Munster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Seanacháin‘descendant of Seanachán’, a diminutive of Seanach, a personal name from sean ‘ancient’, ‘old’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Agustine Shanahan in household of John Shanahan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Agusta Shanahan in household of John Shanahan, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Agustine Shanahan in household of John Shanahan, "United States Census, 1920"

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