Patrick Hughes (1884 - 1972)

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Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida

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Eva Faye Douglas McCcoy

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Eldred Eugene Hughes

Eldred Eugene Hughes

Eldred Eugene Hughes

Eldred Eugene Hughes

Lester Hughes Sr relatives

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Florence Hughes- Wasler

Florence Hughes- Wasler

Frederick Leonard Hughes

Frederick Leonard Hughes

Cecile Hughes

Cecile Hughes

Alf Ern Hughes

Alf Ern Hughes

Hagemann Children

Hagemann Children

Ruth Anna Hagemann Hughes

Ruth Anna Hagemann Hughes

Dorothy (Yates) Hughes

Dorothy (Yates) Hughes

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Hughes men

Hughes Morton, and Ham

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Jameka K. (Andrews) Hughes Eva Faye Douglas McCcoy Eldred Eugene Hughes Eldred Eugene Hughes

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1884 - In the year that Patrick Hughes was born, on December 6th, the Washington Monument was completed. Building began in 1848 but was stopped because of lack of funds and also due to the Civil War. It would be dedicated in 1885. At the time of its completion, it was the tallest structure in the world.

1895 - By the time he was only 11 years old, on March 15th, in County Tipperary, Ireland, Michael Cleary killed his wife of 8 years, Bridget, and burned her body. His defense was that his "wife" was a changeling that was left in his real wife's place when she was abducted by fairies. He was nonetheless convicted and imprisoned for manslaughter. He spent 15 years in prison.

1923 - At the age of 39 years old, Patrick was alive when the Teapot Dome scandal became the subject of an investigation by Senator Walsh and severely damaged the reputation of the Harding administration. Secretary of the Interior Albert Bacon Fall was convicted of accepting bribes from oil companies and became the first Cabinet member to go to prison. At the time, the Teapot Dome scandal was seen as "greatest and most sensational scandal in the history of American politics".

1952 - When he was 68 years old, on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

1972 - In the year of Patrick Hughes's passing, on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

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Patrick Hughes died in April 1972 at 87 years of age. There is no listed cause of death. He was born on December 10, 1884. There is no information about Patrick's family or relationships. We know that Patrick Hughes had been residing in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida.

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