Edgar Wesley Wadsworth

30 July 1913–10 January 1961 (Age 47)
Gallitzin, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Edgar Wesley

Edgar Wesley Wadsworth was born on 30 July 1913, in Gallitzin, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States. He died on 10 January 1961, in Indiana, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

Edgar Wesley Wadsworth
1913–1961
Elva Elizabeth Walters
1920–2005

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World Events (3)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

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.
1917

Age 4

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Joining the First World War

Age 4

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

English: habitational name from Wadsworth near Halifax, West Yorkshire, named with the Old English personal name Wæddi + worð ‘enclosure’.

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

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  • Edgar Wadsworth in entry for Paul Wesley Wadsworth and Henrietta Isbell, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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