Thomas Edward Flanagan

6 June 1899–October 1970 (Age 71)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Thomas Edward

When Thomas Edward Flanagan was born on 6 June 1899, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Thomas P Flanagan, was 31 and his mother, Mary T Maguire, was 24. He died in October 1970, at the age of 71.

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Thomas P Flanagan
Mary T Maguire
Thomas Edward Flanagan
Agnes G Flanagan
Margaret E Flanagan
Joseph James Flanagan
Mary C Flanagan
Elinor Flanagan

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas P Flanagan







    Margaret E Flanagan


    Joseph James Flanagan


    Mary C Flanagan


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 6

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 19

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 Flannagáin ‘descendant of Flannagán ’, a personal name derived from a double diminutive of flann ‘scarlet’, ‘ruddy’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Flanagan in household of Thomas Flanagan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Thomas Flanagan in household of Thomas Flanagan, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Thomas Flanagan Jr. in household of Thomas Flanagan, "United States Census, 1930"

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