Richard J Teehan

1885–10 May 1954 (Age 69)
Mountmellick, County Laois, Ireland

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Richard J Teehan was born in 1885, in Mountmellick, County Laois, Ireland. He died on 10 May 1954, in New Jersey, United States, at the age of 69.

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Richard J Teehan
Mary Agnes Doherty

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Age 9

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.

Age 34

Irish War of Independence against Britain ending in the Anglo Irish Treaty.

Age 35

In the Government of Ireland Act 1920, Ireland was partitioned, with the unionist-dominated north east becoming Northern Ireland.

Name Meaning

Irish (south midlands): variant spelling of Teahan .

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

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