Pauline Preble

5 October 1914–21 July 1985 (Age 70)
Palestine, Crawford, Illinois, United States

The Life of Pauline

When Pauline Preble was born on 5 October 1914, in Palestine, Crawford, Illinois, United States, her father, Harry Grant Preble, was 29 and her mother, Mary Belle Fleming, was 31. She lived in Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died on 21 July 1985, at the age of 70, and was buried in Covington, Fountain, Indiana, United States.

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 11

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women
1933 · Another World's Fair

Age 19

The city of Chicago was presented with another chance to host a World's Fair. It was offered to the city to commemorate the 100 years of its existence. Many people didn't like the idea of them having another Worlds Fair because the nation, as a whole, was coming out of the Great Depression.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained. It may be a variant of a medieval name, Preville, a habitational name from a Norman place named with the elements pré ‘meadow’ + ville ‘settlement’. However, this theory is not supported by evidence of early forms.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Pauline Preble in household of Harry Preble, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Pauline Preble, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Polly Barkley, "Find A Grave Index"

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