Joseph Pileggi

5 May 1911–27 May 1986 (Age 75)
Croton-on-Hudson, Cortlandt, Westchester, New York, United States

The Life of Joseph

Joseph Pileggi was born on 5 May 1911, in Croton-on-Hudson, Cortlandt, Westchester, New York, United States. He died on 27 May 1986, in Ossining, Ossining, Westchester, New York, United States, at the age of 75.

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World Events (3)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

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.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 6

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Name Meaning

Italian: either a nickname from Calabrian pileggiu ‘calm’, ‘tranquility’, or possibly a topographic name or metonymic occupational name for a herb grower or seller from Calabrian pileju ‘mint’.

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

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