Alton H Hales

Brief Life History of Alton H

Alton H Hales was born on 23 August 1917, in United States as the son of John H Hales and Minnie Mae Miskell. He married Eva Elizabeth Buswell on 30 October 1937, in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Huntington, Lorain, Ohio, United States in 1920. He died on 29 July 1966, in Elyria, Lorain, Ohio, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Nesbett Cemetery, Grafton, Lorain, Ohio, United States.

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Alton H Hales
Mary Zajac
Marriage: 1941
Patricia A. Hales

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  • Alton Hales, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alton Hales, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Alton H Hales, "Ohio Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007"

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1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.


The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English (widespread, especially in the southeast): from the genitive singular or nominative plural form of Old English halh ‘nook, recess’ (see Hale ).

Irish: when not of English origin, this may be a variant of Healy or McHale .

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

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