Maurice Edward Reeve

18 June 1890–4 April 1954 (Age 63)
Burlington, Burlington, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Maurice Edward

When Maurice Edward Reeve was born on 18 June 1890, in Burlington, Burlington, New Jersey, United States, his father, Edward B. Reeve, was 56 and his mother, Virginia Antrim, was 26. He had at least 1 daughter with Eleanor G. Stokes. He lived in Moorestown, Burlington, New Jersey, United States in 1920 and Haddonfield, Camden, New Jersey, United States in 1930. He died on 4 April 1954, in Lansdowne, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Bala, Lower Merion Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Maurice Edward Reeve
Eleanor G. Stokes
Elizabeth S Reeve

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    Edward B. Reeve


    Virginia Antrim




World Events (8)


Age 4

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 17

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

Name Meaning

English (most common in East Anglia): from Middle English reeve, an occupational name for a steward or bailiff, the precise character of whose duties varied from place to place and at different periods.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maurice Reeve, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Maurice E Reeve, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Maurice E Reeve, "United States Census, 1920"

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