Edward Waugh Eldridge

27 April 1893–July 1964 (Age 71)
Davenport, Scott, Iowa, United States

The Life of Edward Waugh

When Edward Waugh Eldridge was born on 27 April 1893, in Davenport, Scott, Iowa, United States, his father, Edward Gifford Eldridge, was 32 and his mother, Mary Ellis Waugh, was 33. He died in July 1964, at the age of 71.

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Edward Gifford Eldridge
Mary Ellis Waugh
Edna Waugh Eldridge
Bessie Waugh Eldridge
Nina Eldridge
Edward Waugh Eldridge
Jessie Waugh Folsom-Eldridge

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Gifford Eldridge


    Mary Ellis Waugh




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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 5

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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: from a Middle English personal name, Eldric, a variant of Aldrich .

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

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