William Alexander McCann

11 April 1906–11 July 1982 (Age 76)
Swedesboro, Woolwich Township, Gloucester, New Jersey, United States

The Life of William Alexander

When William Alexander McCann was born on 11 April 1906, in Swedesboro, Woolwich Township, Gloucester, New Jersey, United States, his father, William John McCann, was 24 and his mother, Elizabeth Phillips, was 26. He died on 11 July 1982, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

William John McCann
1881–1936
Elizabeth Phillips
1880–1951
Geraldine McCann
1901–1902
Raymond Thomas McCann
1902–1997
William Alexander McCann
1906–1982
Rita Marie McCann
1913–1970

Parents and Siblings

    William John McCann

    Male1881–1936Male

    Female1880–1951Female

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1911

Age 5

The Standard Oil Company had reached a point of almost complete monopoly, managing over 90% of oil flows in the United States. The Standard Oil Company of New Jersey was a large, integrated association that produced, transported, refined, and marketed the product. In 1911, the Supreme Court declared that the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey was in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act. As a result, it was split into 34 smaller companies.
1927

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Irish (northern Armagh): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cana ‘son of Cana’, a personal name or byname meaning ‘wolf cub’.

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

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