Howard Augustus Stair

10 June 1887–June 1974 (Age 87)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Howard Augustus

When Howard Augustus Stair was born on 10 June 1887, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Christian Stair, was 30 and his mother, Margaret Conn, was 31. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Bessie Elizabeth Miller. He lived in La Vale, Allegany, Maryland, United States in 1930. He died in June 1974, at the age of 87.

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Howard Augustus Stair
Bessie Elizabeth Miller
Theda Lucille Stair
Earl Aloysius Stair

Spouse and Children



    Theda Lucille Stair


    Earl Aloysius Stair


Parents and Siblings

    Christian Stair


    Margaret Conn




    John Wellington Stair


    William Stair


    Grace Stair


    Howard Stair


    Jennings Stair


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 18

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. 
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 23

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English stegher ‘stair’ (Old English stǣger). In Kent and Sussex this was a topographic name denoting someone who lived on rising ground.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Howard A Stair, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Howard Stair, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Howard Augustus Stair in entry for Mr Earl Aloysius Stair, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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