Virgil William McElhaney

11 December 1945–27 August 1988 (Age 42)
Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of Virgil William

When Virgil William McElhaney was born on 11 December 1945, in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States, his father, Virgil Markham McElhaney, was 37 and his mother, Ida Arrenda Newkirk, was 31. He died on 27 August 1988, in Parsons, Labette, Kansas, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Parsons, Labette, Kansas, United States.

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Virgil Markham McElhaney
Ida Arrenda Newkirk
Ernest David McElhaney
Florence Arvetta McElhaney
Diana Lee McElhaney
Virgil William McElhaney

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World Events (8)

1947 · The Presidential Succession Act
Age 2
The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.
1954 · Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
Age 9
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka was a U.S. Supreme Court case which ruled racial segregation in public schools as unconstitutional. The unanimous decision was handed down on May 17, 1954. The case was originally filed by the Brown family in Topeka, Kansas.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space
Age 13
Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of McElhinney .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Virgil in entry for Ida A Mcelhaney, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Virgil William McElhaney, "Find A Grave Index"

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