Mary Iris Macleay (1901 - 1949)

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Mary Iris Macleay
1901 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
Mary Iris Macleay was born in 1901. She was born to Macleay Alex Macleay and Susan Mary Haines Macleay, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree. She died in 1949 in Watta, Australia at 48 years of age.

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Mary Iris Macleay

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Iris

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Mary Macleay died in in Watta, Australia

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Watta, Australia

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Macleay Alex Macleay

Watta, Australia
Susan Mary Haines Macleay

Watta, Australia

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Mary Iris Macleay died in 1949 in Watta, Australia at 48 years old. She was born in 1901. She was born to Macleay Alex Macleay and Susan Mary Haines Macleay, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.
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1901 - 1949 World Events

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In 1901, in the year that Mary Iris Macleay was born, Teddy Roosevelt became the 26th President of the United States. TR, as he was known, had been Vice-President for 6 months when President William McKinley was assassinated. At age 42, he became the youngest President to serve although John Kennedy, at age 43, was the youngest President elected. He was a popular progressive and was elected to a second term in 1904 as a Republican, winning 56.4% of the popular vote and 336 electoral votes.

In 1914, when she was merely 13 years old, President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother's Day, the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers. Anna Jarvis had championed a Mother's Day for years but Congress had joked a few years earlier that then they would have to proclaim a "Mother-in-law's Day" as well. The President who championed a woman's right to vote also created a day in their honor.

In 1925, she was 24 years old when gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1930, when she was 29 years old, as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1949, in the year of Mary Iris Macleay's passing, on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

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Other Macleays

Macleay Alex Macleay

Watta, Australia
Susan Mary Haines Macleay

Watta, Australia
George G Jr MacLeay
Born: around 1926
New Hampshire, United States
Francis R Jr MacLeay
Born: around 1918
New York, United States
William B MacLeay
Born: around 1919
Ohio, United States
Richard H MacLeay
Born: around 1915
Michigan, United States

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Susan Mary Haines Macleay

Watta, Australia
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Sarah Ellen Quinn
1869 - 1949
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Mccarthy William Quinn

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Bridget Hefferman Quinn

Watta, Australia
Joseph Henry Counsel
1877 - 1949
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Susan Cruickshank
1865 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Oakley Cruickshank

Watta, Australia
Adams Cruickshank

Watta, Australia
Mary Annie Owena
1866 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Slater Daniel Owena

Watta, Australia
Keid Owena

Watta, Australia
Reginald James Mylon
1928 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Mylon James Mylon

Watta, Australia
Ruby Edith Bennet Mylon

Watta, Australia
Eugenio Antoni
1893 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Antoni Giovanni Antoni

Watta, Australia
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