William James Gilmartin

11 July 1889–19 March 1988 (Age 98)
Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of William James

When William James Gilmartin was born on 11 July 1889, in Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Robert Gilmartin, was 34 and his mother, Mary Alice Rowan, was 31. He married Corina Camilla Rush in 1916. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Wilkinsburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and Wilmerding, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. He died on 19 March 1988, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Monroeville, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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William James Gilmartin
Corina Camilla Rush
Marriage: 1916
Ruth E Gilmartin
Marian Corina Gilmartin
Robert Gilmartin

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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 1
    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 16
    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. 
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 27
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Mhartain, a patronymic from the personal name Giolla Mhartain ‘servant of (Saint) Martin’ ( see Martin ).

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

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    Sources (11)

    • William J Gilmartin, "United States Census, 1930"
    • William Gilmarten Jr. in household of William Gilmarten, "United States Census, 1910"
    • William J Gilmartin, "United States Census, 1920"

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