Maurice Walsh

30 March 1928–12 November 2007 (Age 79)
Mitchelstown, County Cork, Ireland

The Life of Maurice

Maurice Walsh was born on 30 March 1928, in Mitchelstown, County Cork, Ireland. He died on 12 November 2007, in Flushing, Queens, New York, United States, at the age of 79.

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World Events (3)

1929

Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1931

Age 3

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1937

Age 9

New elections. The voters return de Valera and also approve a new constitution which abolishes the Irish Free State and proclaims Eire (Gaelic for Ireland) as a sovereign, independent, democratic state.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form (translation) of Breathnach ‘Briton’. It was used in particular to denote the Welshmen who arrived in Ireland in the wake of Strongbow's Anglo-Norman invasion of 1170 .

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

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