Preston Evans McGuire

Brief Life History of Preston Evans

When Preston Evans McGuire was born on 23 October 1902, in Texas, United States, his father, James Edward McGuire, was 24 and his mother, Leona Allen, was 19. He married Mary Kent Currie on 17 May 1937, in Jefferson, Texas, United States. He lived in Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 1, Jefferson, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 5 July 1971, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States.

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Preston Evans McGuire
Mary Kent Currie
Marriage: 17 May 1937

Sources (12)

  • Preston E McGuire, "United States Census, 1950"
  • Mary Kent Currie in the Texas, Select County Marriage Records, 1837-2015
  • Preston Evans McGuire, "Texas, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Brigid, Caitlin, Kieran, Aidan, Aislinn, Clancy, Conley, Connor, Cormac, Donal, Fionnuala.

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Uidhir ‘son of Odhar’, a byname meaning ‘sallow’. This was the name of the ruling family of Fermanagh from the 13th–17th centuries, now regularly Anglicized as Maguire .

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

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