J Flaherty (1904 - 1978)

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Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

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George Marshall and Ray Flaherty

George Marshall and Ray Flaherty

Josephine Evenson and Lowell High Seniors, 1933

Josephine Evenson and Lowell High Seniors, 1933

George Arthur Eugene "Gene" Flaherty.

George Arthur Eugene "Gene" Flaherty.

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Robert Lee Flaherty

Robert Lee Flaherty

Flaherty and Hayes

Flaherty and Hayes

Robert Arland Flaherty

Robert Arland Flaherty

Robert Lee Flaherty

Robert Lee Flaherty

Martha Jane Flaherty Shuffield

Martha Jane Flaherty Shuffield

Dinner with Grandpa Zimmerman

Dinner with Grandpa Zimmerman

Cynthia Ann Flaherty Weaver

Cynthia Ann Flaherty Weaver

Raby Couple

Raby Couple

General Floyd Flaherty

General Floyd Flaherty

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Lewis Edward Flaherty George Marshall and Ray Flaherty Josephine Evenson and Lowell High Seniors, 1933 George Arthur Eugene "Gene" Flaherty.

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1904 - In the year that J Flaherty was born, the first underground line of the New York City subway system opened. London's underground system was opened in 1863 and Boston opened one in 1897, but New York quickly became the largest system in the U.S. More than 100,000 people paid 5 cents to ride under Manhattan that first day.

1910 - When this person was just 6 years old, Thomas Edison introduced his kinetophone, which he hoped would make "talkies" a reality. But the sound wasn't synchronized to the pictures and only 45 Kinetophones were made.

1919 - By the time this person was just 15 years old, the "Black Sox Scandal" rocked baseball fans during the World Series. Eight players on the Chicago White Sox were accused of throwing the World Series, thus allowing the Cincinnati Reds to win, and making money off of the losses. All of the players were found not guilty by a jury but the fallout lasted for decades. The players were banned from baseball even though they were found innocent.

1951 - J was 47 years old when on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

1978 - In the year of J Flaherty's passing, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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J Flaherty passed away in September 1978 at 74 years old. There is no known cause of death. J was born on July 31, 1904. We are unaware of information about J's surviving family. We know that J Flaherty had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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