Lillis Joseph McGrath

19 April 1895–12 May 1953 (Age 58)
Marshall, Saline, Missouri, United States

The Life of Lillis Joseph

When Lillis Joseph McGrath was born on 19 April 1895, in Marshall, Saline, Missouri, United States, his father, John E McGrath, was 33 and his mother, Minnie A Campbell, was 32. He married Lora May Bailey on 15 October 1914, in Jackson, Missouri, United States. He lived in Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Alhambra, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He died on 12 May 1953, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Lillis Joseph McGrath
Lora May Bailey
Marriage: 15 October 1914

Spouse and Children

15 October 1914
Jackson, Missouri, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John E McGrath


    Minnie A Campbell




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 9

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 17

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Craith, a patronymic from a personal name, possibly Mac Raith ‘son of grace’, from rath ‘grace’, ‘prosperity’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lillis J Mcgrath, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lillis J Mcgrath in household of John Mcgrath, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lillis J Mcgrath in household of John E Mcgrath, "United States Census, 1910"

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