Lucille M Price

15 December 1905–5 September 1996 (Age 90)
New Rochelle, Westchester, New York, United States

The Life of Lucille M

When Lucille M Price was born on 15 December 1905, in New Rochelle, Westchester, New York, United States, her father, Norman Hines Price, was 37 and her mother, Lucy Genevieve Jarboe, was 38. She died on 5 September 1996, in San Mateo, California, United States, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

Norman Hines Price
1868–1932
Lucy Genevieve Jarboe
1867–1952
Paul M Price
1898–
Horace J Price
1902–1960
Lucille M Price
1905–1996

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World

Age 8

At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.
1929

Age 24

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Rhys ‘son of Rhys’ ( see Reece ). This is one of the commonest of Welsh surnames. It has also been established in Ireland since the 14th century, where it is sometimes a variant of Bryson .2 English: the name is also found very early in parts of England far removed from Welsh influence (e.g. Richard Prys, Essex 1320 ), and in such cases presumably derives from Middle English, Old French pris ‘price’, ‘prize’, perhaps as a metonymic occupational name for a fixer of prices.3 Americanized spelling of Jewish Preuss or Preis .

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

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  • Lucille Price in household of Norman H Price, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lucille Price in household of Norman Price, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lucille M Price in household of Paul Price, "United States Census, 1930"

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