Edward A Keck

about 1894–
Texas, United States

The Life of Edward A

When Edward A Keck was born about 1894, in Texas, United States, his father, John C Keck, was 31 and his mother, Dora Craddock, was 23. He lived in Paoli, Pontotoc, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory, United States in 1900 and Tiger Township, Creek, Oklahoma, United States in 1920.

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John C Keck
Dora Craddock
Elmer Keck
Erwin Keck
Tom John Keck
Edward A Keck
Ollie Keck

Parents and Siblings

    John C Keck


    Dora Craddock




World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 0

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Age 33

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Old Norse personal name Keikr (from Old West Scandinavian keikr ‘bent backwards’).2 German: nickname from Middle High German kec ‘lively’, ‘active’ (cognate of English quick), which later changed its meaning to ‘bold’, ‘forward’, ‘fresh’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Edwan Kick in household of John C Kick, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Earl Kick in household of John C Kick, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Earl Keck in household of John C Keck, "United States Census, 1920"

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