Everett Ellsworth Phillips

23 March 1895–14 November 1986 (Age 91)
Albion Township, Howard, Iowa, United States

The Life of Everett Ellsworth

When Everett Ellsworth Phillips was born on 23 March 1895, in Albion Township, Howard, Iowa, United States, his father, Howard Charles Phillips, was 29 and his mother, Mary Ellen Richards, was 18. He married Lila Leola Bawden on 28 December 1915, in Howard, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Vernon Springs, Howard, Iowa, United States in 1910 and Cresco, Howard, Iowa, United States for about 20 years. He died on 14 November 1986, in Howard, Iowa, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Phillips Cemetery, Howard Township, Howard, Iowa, United States.

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Everett Ellsworth Phillips
Lila Leola Bawden
Marriage: 28 December 1915
Guy Ellsworth Phillips
Richard Monroe Phillips

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28 December 1915
Howard, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 18

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, North German, and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Philip . In North America this name has also absorbed cognate names from other European languages, for example Italian Filippi , Polish Filipowicz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Everett Phelleps, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Everett Phillips, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Everett E Phillipps, "United States Census, 1930"

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