George M Conway

Brief Life History of George M

When George M Conway was born on 27 February 1921, in New Jersey, United States, his father, George Mills Conway, was 24 and his mother, Clara May Pearce, was 24. He lived in Camden, Gloucester, New Jersey, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 14 April 2000, in Camden, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 79.

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George Mills Conway
Clara May Pearce
Clara May Rhoads
George M Conway

Sources (5)

  • George Conway in household of Anna Pierce, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George M Jr Conway, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"
  • George M Conway, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.


"New Jersey was severely impacted by the Great Depression. In response to the economic woes of the country, President Franklin D Roosevelt issued a series of programs and regulations referred to as the ""New Deal"". One-tenth of the New Jersey population was already using New Deal programs by 1933."


Camp Kilmer was activated by the War Department in June 1942 following roughly one year of construction. The camp was named after Joyce Kilmer, a New Jersey poet from the 69th Infantry Regiment that had been killed during World War I. The post served as a place for soldiers to receive medical injections and supplies before loading onto ships headed to Europe. After the war, the camp remained active until the fall of 1949 to assist with processing troops that returned home from Europe.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Padraig, Aileen, Donal, James Patrick, Kieran, Brigid, Cliona, Colm, Conley, Declan, Delma.

Irish: Anglicized form adopted for several different Irish names pronounced similarly, such as Mac Conmidhe (see McNamee ), Ó Conbhuide ‘descendant of the Yellow Hound’ (see Conboy ), and Ó Connmhaigh or Mac Connmhaigh ‘descendant (or son) of Connmhach’, a personal name meaning ‘head smasher’ (see Convey ).

Welsh: habitational name from Conwy formerly Conway, a fortified town on the coast of north Wales, itself named for the river on which it stands. Some Welsh families of this name claim alliance with Conyers .

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

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