William Minos Tyre

Male5 August 1894–13 March 1937

Brief Life History of William Minos

When William Minos Tyre was born on 5 August 1894, in Sussex, Delaware, United States, his father, Elijah Henry Tyre Sr., was 24 and his mother, Maggie Louise Megee, was 26. He married Eva M Fenton. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Representative District 7, Sussex, Delaware, United States in 1910 and Baltimore Hundred, Sussex, Delaware, United States in 1920. He died on 13 March 1937, in Sussex, Delaware, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Saint Georges United Methodist Cemetery, Clarksville, Sussex, Delaware, United States.

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William Minos Tyre
1894–about 1937
Eva M Fenton
Viola E Tyre

Sources (16)

  • Williams Tyre, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William M Tyre - Government record: birth-name: William M Tyre
  • William Tyre, "Delaware Marriage Records, 1913-1954"

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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.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 4

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 12

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Glasgow and Morayshire) and Irish (Wicklow and Dublin): shortened form of McIntyre .

    English (Lancashire): variant of Tyer .

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

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