Oscar Robert Phillips

Brief Life History of Oscar Robert

When Oscar Robert Phillips was born on 10 October 1907, in De Queen, Sevier, Arkansas, United States, his father, John Thomas Phillips, was 53 and his mother, Lizzie Ann Ramsey, was 39. He married Arvette Markham on 2 December 1928, in De Queen, Sevier, Arkansas, United States. He lived in Monroe Township, Sevier, Arkansas, United States for about 20 years and Centralia, Marion, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died in March 1970, in Carmi Township, White, Illinois, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Carmi Township, White, Illinois, United States.

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Oscar Robert Phillips
Sue A May
Marriage: 1 December 1934

Sources (9)

  • Oscar Phillips, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Oscar Phillips, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Oscar Phillips, "Arkansas Divorce Index, 1923-1939"

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1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

1910 · Boy Scouts of America

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

1925 · Woman's World's Fair

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, North German, and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Philip . In North America, this surname has also absorbed cognates from other languages (see Philips ).

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

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