Wallace Irwin Nicholson

18 February 1907–21 February 1986 (Age 79)
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Wallace Irwin

When Wallace Irwin Nicholson was born on 18 February 1907, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Roy Mason Nicholson, was 23 and his mother, Hannah Araminta McCutcheon, was 23. He married Agnes Ethel Pickard on 29 June 1925, in Fredericton, York, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1907 and York, New Brunswick, Canada in 1911. He died on 21 February 1986, in Sutter, California, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Wallace Irwin Nicholson
Agnes Ethel Pickard
Marriage: 29 June 1925
Ethel Amelia Nicholson

Spouse and Children

29 June 1925
Fredericton, York, New Brunswick, Canada


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 2

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Age 22

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: patronymic from Nichol .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wallace Nicholson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wallace Irwin Nicholson, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"
  • Wallace Irwin Nicholson, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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