Josephine M. O'Brien

15 October 1913–21 March 1996 (Age 82)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Josephine M.

When Josephine M. O'Brien was born on 15 October 1913, in Missouri, United States, her father, James Louis O'Brien, was 35 and her mother, Mary Callaghan, was 27. She lived in Mexico, Audrain, Missouri, United States in 1930. She died on 21 March 1996, in Audrain, Missouri, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Mexico, Audrain, Missouri, United States.

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

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.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 18

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

O, descendant; Brien, corruption of Britain. Grandson of a Briton

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph O Brien in household of James L O Brien, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Josephine M Lang, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Josephine M. O'Brien Lang, "Find A Grave Index"

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