Charles Phair McNamara Sr

Brief Life History of Charles Phair

When Charles Phair McNamara Sr was born on 8 May 1922, in Masardis, Aroostook, Maine, United States, his father, John S McNamara, was 38 and his mother, Ruth Ella Robinson, was 21. He married Phyllis Julia Robinson on 30 June 1948, in Ashland, Aroostook, Maine, United States. He lived in Ashland, Aroostook, Maine, United States for about 1 years and Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States in 2001. He died on 2 January 2001, in Rocky Hill, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Connecticut State Veterans Cemetery, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.

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Charles Phair McNamara Sr
1922–2001
Phyllis Julia Robinson
1925–2006
Marriage: 30 June 1948

Sources (13)

  • Chas P McNamara, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Charles Mc Namara, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, Births, and Marriages 1980-2014"
  • Charles P Mcnamara, "Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2001"

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies

During WWI there was a dog from Connecticut that made a name for himself, his name was sergeant stubby. He was considered the official mascot of the 102nd infantry. He saved his regiment from suprise mustard attacks, comforted those that had been wounded, and even caught a German soldier and held him there until troops found him. He had his own uniform and everything.

1944 · The G.I Bill

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Parnell, Aidan, Conor, Dermot, Brigid, Conan, James Patrick, Liam, Michael Patrick, Nuala, Ronan.

Irish and Manx: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Conmara, a patronymic from Cú Mhara, a personal name composed of the elements ‘hound’ + muir (genitive mara) ‘sea’.

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

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