Howard E. Galligan

26 July 1903–14 September 1948 (Age 45)
Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Howard E.

When Howard E. Galligan was born on 26 July 1903, in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, his father, John H. Galligan, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann O'Brien, was 33. He died on 14 September 1948, in his hometown, at the age of 45, and was buried in Saint Joseph's Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.

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John H. Galligan
Elizabeth Ann O'Brien
Margaret Nettie Galligan
Ellen Galligan
John William Galligan
Elizabeth A. Galligan
Howard E. Galligan
Carlton William Galligan
Mary E. Galligan
Alice R. Galligan
Josephine E. Galligan

Parents and Siblings


    Elizabeth Ann O'Brien




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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 3

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 13

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Southern Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gealagáin ‘descendant of Gealagán’, a personal name from a double diminutive of geal ‘bright’, ‘white’.

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

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