James P. Foley

17 August 1929–14 November 2006 (Age 77)
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of James P.

James P. Foley was born on 17 August 1929, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. He lived in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States in 2006. He died on 14 November 2006, in Scituate, Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

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James P. Foley
Edwina B. Foley

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World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Age 3

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Age 21

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

Irish:1. (southern) reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Foghladha ‘descendant of Foghlaidh ’, a byname meaning ‘pirate’, ‘marauder’. 2. (northern) Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Searraigh( see Mcsharry ), chosen because of its phonetic approximation to English foal.

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

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  • Mr James P Foley, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Mr James P Foley, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • James P P Foley in entry for Edwina B Foley, "Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003"

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