Hugh Gardner Ackley

Male30 June 1915–12 February 1998

Brief Life History of Hugh Gardner

When Hugh Gardner Ackley was born on 30 June 1915, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, his father, Hugh Mortimer Ackley, was 32 and his mother, Margaret May Mckenzie, was 29. He married Bonnie A Lowry on 18 September 1937, in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States. He lived in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States in 1935 and Clinton Township, Franklin, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 12 February 1998, in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 82.

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Hugh Gardner Ackley
Bonnie A Lowry
Marriage: 18 September 1937

Sources (4)

  • Gardner H Ackley in household of Hugh M Ackley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • H. Gardner Ackley, 82, Dies; Presidential Economic Adviser (New York Times, Feb. 21, 1998)
  • Gardner H Ackley, "United States Census, 1940"

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  • Marriage
    18 September 1937Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 1

    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.

    1920 · The Detroit Wall

    Age 5

    The Detroit Wall is a half mile long wall that was constructed to serve as a wall of racial separation as a physical barrier between white and black homeowners in northwest Detroit. Today the wall is mostly gone with only a small portion of it located at a local park.

    1937 · The Neutrality Act

    Age 22

    The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Aycliffe, Durham, recorded as Aykley in 1555. Alternatively, it may be from any of various places called in Old English as āc lēah ‘oak clearing’. Compare Oakley , which has the same origin. Compare also Akeley and Akley .

    English (Northumberland and Durham): in some cases, a variant of Arkley, which is of uncertain origin.

    Americanized form of Swiss German Egli .

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

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