William J Reilly (1912 - 1995)

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Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania

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Amanda S. Stevenson and Edward W. Reilly

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Olive M Reilly gravesite

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Mary Mclean Reilly death certification

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James Torbet Reilly death certificate

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James Andrew Reilly birth

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James Torbet Reilly birth 1910

James Torbet Reilly birth 1910

Mary Mclean Reilly

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James Torbert Reilly marriage Mildred Billingham Reilly Corbo Julie Reilly Amanda S. Stevenson and Edward W. Reilly

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1912 - In the year that William J Reilly was born, Arizona was admitted to the United States in February (on Valentine's Day). It became the 48th state in the Union. Previously a Spanish - then Mexican - territory, the U.S. paid $15 million dollars for the area in 1848. Arizona was the last of the contiguous states to be admitted to the United States.

1929 - At the age of 17 years old, William was alive when the St. Valentine's Day Massacre happened on February 14th. In Chicago, seven men from the North Side Irish gang were gunned down by Al Capone's South Side Italian gang at the garage at 2122 North Clark Street. Al Capone was making a successful move to take over Chicago's organized crime. But the St. Valentine's Day massacre also resulted in a public outcry against all gangsters.

1932 - When he was 20 years old, on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

1942 - By the time he was 30 years old, due to World War II, automobile production in the United States was stopped on February 1st. A tire rationing program had begun the month before. Detroit - the main hub of car manufacturing - was ordered to free up assembly lines for military production. The president of the Automobile Manufacturers Association said “The automotive industry is in this war all the way". Some dealerships had to close and others expanded their repair shops. The used car market boomed (as did a black market in used cars).

1995 - In the year of William J Reilly's passing, on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

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William J Reilly passed away on October 16, 1995 at 83 years of age. No cause of death has been entered. He was born on October 16, 1912. There is no information about William's family or relationships. We know that William J Reilly had been residing in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

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