Vernon William McFall

1905–1953 (Age 48)
Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States

The Life of Vernon William

When Vernon William McFall was born in 1905, in Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States, his father, Addison Dyer McFall, was 31 and his mother, Lilly May Geisert, was 28. He died in 1953, at the age of 48.

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Family Time Line

Addison Dyer McFall
1874–1944
Lilly May Geisert
1877–1946
Luella McFall
1896–1982
Robert Burns McFall
1897–1925
Grace Bell McFall
1899–1989
Willis Everet McFall
1901–1907
Harry Clifford McFall
1903–1997
Vernon William McFall
1905–1953

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 1

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 13

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Phàil (Scottish) and Mac Phóil (Irish), patronymics from Gaelic forms of the personal name Paul .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Vernon Mcfall in household of Addeson Mcfall, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bernie Mcfall in household of Addison Mcfall, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Vern Mcfall, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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