Alexander Hill Finlay

Male28 October 1880–20 August 1936

Brief Life History of Alexander Hill

Alexander Hill Finlay was born on 28 October 1880, in Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom as the son of John M. Finlay. He had at least 4 sons with Annabelle Rattery Walker. He died on 20 August 1936, in Xenia, Greene, Ohio, United States, at the age of 55.

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Alexander Hill Finlay
Annabelle Rattery Walker
John Mills Finlay
Donald Duff Robertson Finlay
Robert Allister Finlay
Kenneth D Finlay

Sources (7)

  • Alexander Finlay, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alexander Hill Finlay in entry for John M. Finlay and Edith Irene Beals, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Alexander H Finlay, "United States Census, 1930"

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Children (4)

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Siblings (1)

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1885 · Creation of the Secretary of State for Scotland.

Age 5

The post of Secretary for Scotland was established in 1885 after the need arose after establishing different departments for the benefit of the communities.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 16

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of Finley 1.

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

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