Hawley Joseph Whitacre

November 1892–1948 (Age 55)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Hawley Joseph

When Hawley Joseph Whitacre was born in November 1892, in Iowa, United States, his father, Joseph James Whitacre, was 44 and his mother, Lucinda 'Lucy' Martha Alderson, was 29. He lived in Black Hawk, Iowa, United States in 1915 and Lindsay, Platte, Nebraska, United States in 1930. He died in 1948, at the age of 56, and was buried in Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Hawley Joseph Whitacre
Blanche Ethel Bartley

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 14

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 15

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Whitaker .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hawley J Whitacre, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Hawley J Whitacre, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hawley J Whitacre in household of Joseph J Whitacre, "United States Census, 1910"

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