Norah Mcgeown (1907 - 1984)

Norah Mcgeown
1907 - 1984
updated February 06, 2019
Norah Mcgeown was born in 1907. She was born to Ellen Mcgeown and Clark Albert Mcgeown. She died in 1984 in Footscray, Australia at 77 years old.
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Norah Mcgeown Biography

edit Vital facts & highlights of Norah's life to share with the world.

Norah Mcgeown
Most commonly known name
Female
Gender
Norah
First name
Unknown
Middle name
Unknown
Maiden name
Mcgeown
Last name(s)
Unknown
Nickname(s) or aliases
Footscray, Australia
Last known residence
Norah Mcgeown was born in
Birth
Norah Mcgeown died in in Footscray, Australia
Death
Norah Mcgeown was born in
Norah Mcgeown died in in Footscray, Australia
Birth
Death
There is no cause of death listed for Norah.
Cause of death
Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Norah Mcgeown?
Burial / Funeral
Unknown
Obituary

Ethnicity & Lineage

What is Norah's ethnicity and where did her parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations Lived

Unknown

Religion

Unknown. Was Norah a religious woman?

Education

Did Norah finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Norah attend?

Professions

Share what Norah did for a living or if she had a career or profession.

Personal Life & Organizations

Share some highlights of Norah's personal life & organizations in which they participated.

Military Service

Did Norah serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with her life?

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Back to Top

Norah Mcgeown Family Tree

Norah's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Mcgeown family tree.

edit

Norah's Family

Norah Mcgeown

Parents:

Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown

Friends:

Click to add friends & family.

Norah's Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Norah during various points of her life.

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Share Memories about Norah

What do you remember about Norah Mcgeown? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Norah is remembered.

Norah Mcgeown Obituary

This obit of Norah Mcgeown is maintained by Norah's followers. Contribute to her obituary and include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Norah Mcgeown died in 1984 in Footscray, Australia at 77 years old. She was born in 1907. She was born to Ellen Mcgeown and Clark Albert Mcgeown.
Followers & Sources
Other Records of Norah Mcgeown

1907 - 1984 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Norah's lifetime

In 1907, in the year that Norah Mcgeown was born, in October, over a 3 week period, the New York stock exchange fell almost 50% from the previous year's high mark. Public panic ensued and there were runs on banks since the U.S. was in the middle of a recession. J.P. Morgan offered his own fortune to back the banks and he was followed by other financiers. This temporarily shored up the banking system, stopping the immediate panic. All of this led to the creation of the Federal Reserve.

In 1955, she was 48 years old when on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

In 1965, at the age of 58 years old, Norah was alive when on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

In 1977, she was 70 years old when on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

In 1984, in the year of Norah Mcgeown's passing, on January 1, "Baby Bells" were created. AT&T had been the provider of telephone service (and equipment) in the United States. The company kept Western Electric, Bell Labs, and AT&T Long Distance. Seven new regional companies (the Baby Bells) covered local telephone service and were separately owned. AT&T lost 70% of its book value due to this move.

Other Biographies

Other Mcgeowns

Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
around 1920 - Unknown
around 1924 - Unknown
around 1912 - Unknown
around 1911 - Unknown
Unknown - Jan 13, 1915
around 1918 - Sep 23, 1943
around 1895 - Apr 28, 1915
Unknown - Apr 25, 1915
around 1924 - Mar 17, 1945
around 1917 - Feb 1, 1943
around 1875 - May 16, 1915
Unknown - Oct 14, 1914
around 1915 - Mar 2, 1944
around 1920 - Feb 25, 1943
around 1913 - Jan 17, 1941
around 1898 - Oct 22, 1918

Other Bios

Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
1897 - 1984
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
1898 - 1984
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
1935 - 1984
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
1901 - 1984
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
Success Stories from Biographies like Norah Mcgeown
Created on Jun 04, 2020 by Daniel Pinna
Highlights of just a few of the many successes of sharing family history at AncientFaces. From reuniting lost or 'orphan' antique photos with their families, seeing the faces of your biological family for the first time, to connecting unknown and lost family members together.

These stories will warm your heart and inspire you to share photos and create biographies of the people from your past.