Alvin A Hanley

9 December 1921–6 April 2008 (Age 86)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Alvin A

When Alvin A Hanley was born on 9 December 1921, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Ernest Berton Hanley, was 33 and his mother, Nora Myrtle Adams, was 36. He lived in Centre, Pennsylvania, United States in 1935 and Liberty Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 6 April 2008, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Ernest Berton Hanley
1888–1946
Nora Myrtle Adams
1885–1949
Alvin A Hanley
1921–2008
Orie D Hanley
1924–1983

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 2
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights
Age 2
Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1944 · The G.I Bill
Age 23
The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: shortened form of O’Hanley, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÁinle ‘descendant of Áinle’, a personal name meaning ‘champion’. This is the name of a ruling family in Connacht; it is now common in southern Ireland.2 English: habitational name from any of various places, such as Handley in Cheshire, Derbyshire. Northamptonshire, and Dorset and Hanley in Staffordshire and Worcestershire, all from Old English hēan, the weak dative case (originally used after a preposition and article) of hēah ‘high’+ lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’, or from Handley Farm in Clayhanger, Devon, which is named from Old English hān ‘(boundary) stone’ + lēah.

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

Possible Related Names

Halley
Handley
Handly
Hanly
Hendley
Henley

Sources (2)

  • Alvin A Hanley in household of Ernest B Hanley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alvin A Hanley in household of Ernest B Hanley, "United States Census, 1940"

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