William Howell Casey

7 August 1894–1 March 1986 (Age 91)
Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of William Howell

William Howell Casey was born on 7 August 1894, in Arkansas, United States as the son of Johnson Casey. He married Veva Christine Longwell on 1 October 1937, in Kay, Oklahoma, United States. He lived in Ponca City, Kay, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years. He died on 1 March 1986, at the age of 91, and was buried in Ponca City, Kay, Oklahoma, United States.

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William Howell Casey
Veva Christine Longwell
Marriage: 1 October 1937

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 2
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice
Age 10
Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
Age 24
To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cathasaigh ‘descendant of Cathasach’, a byname meaning ‘vigilant’ or ‘noisy’.

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

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Sources (7)

  • William H Casey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • W H Casey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Howell Casey, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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