Reid E. McCoy

4 February 1923–28 December 1995 (Age 72)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Reid E.

When Reid E. McCoy was born on 4 February 1923, in Iowa, United States, his father, William Franklin McCoy, was 34 and his mother, Nora Cecile Kelly, was 26. He lived in Iroquois, Kingsbury, South Dakota, United States in 1930. He died on 28 December 1995, in Pennington, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Rushville, Sheridan, Nebraska, United States.

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World Events (8)

1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 3

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 19

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Irish (Limerick): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodha ‘son of Aodh’, an ancient personal name meaning ‘fire’, originally the name of a pagan god. Thus it has the same origin as McGee , McKay and McKee .

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

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  • Reid E Mc Coy in household of Willian F Mc Coy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Reid E McCoy, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
  • Reid E McCoy, "Find A Grave Index"

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