Shirley Ann Philbrick

1934–2011 (Age 76)
Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine, United States

The Life of Shirley Ann

When Shirley Ann Philbrick was born on 3 August 1934, in Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine, United States, her father, Jesse Orman Philbrick, was 32 and her mother, Lillian Grace Furbush, was 31. She lived in Buckfield, Oxford, Maine, United States in 1940 and Meriden, New Haven, Connecticut, United States in 2011. She died on 10 March 2011, at the age of 76.

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Jesse Orman Philbrick
Lillian Grace Furbush
June Irene Philbrick
Robert O Philbrick
Shirley Ann Philbrick
Nancy Lillian Philbrick

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1937 · Lewiston–Auburn Shoe Strike

Age 3

"On March 25, 1937, textile workers from Auburn and Lewiston walked off their jobs to demand better working conditions, higher pay, shorter workweeks, and the right to union representation. Most of the strikers were of French-Canadian descent. The American Civil Liberties Union stated that ""Maine is at least 100 years behind the time"" when it came to labor laws. A 10% wage increase was offered, but refused. Governor Lewis Barrows eventually called in the Maine Army of the National Guard. The strike ended on June 29, 1937, and was considered a loss for the workers."
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 21

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

English: possibly a habitational name from Felbrigg in Norfolk, named with Old Scandinavian fjǫl ‘board’, ‘plank’ + Old English brycg ‘bridge’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Shirley A Philbrick in household of Lillian G Philbrick, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Shirley Johnson in entry for Robert O Or Red Philbrick, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Shirley Johnson in entry for Robert O Or Red Philbrick, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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