Horace Hardin Fairbanks

11 June 1893–1993 (Age 99)
Saint Clere, Pottawatomie, Kansas, United States

The Life of Horace Hardin

When Horace Hardin Fairbanks was born on 11 June 1893, in Saint Clere, Pottawatomie, Kansas, United States, his father, John Horace Fairbanks, was 34 and his mother, Ruth Ann Bailey, was 33. He lived in St. Clere Township, Pottawatomie, Kansas, United States in 1900. He died in 1993, in Kansas, United States, at the age of 100.

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Horace Hardin Fairbanks
Mary Emma Dearing

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    Clarence Alpheus Fairbanks


    Myrtle Edna Fairbanks


    Samuel Edward Fairbanks



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 26

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Fair Banks in Derbyshire or any of various other minor places so called.

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

Sources (2)

  • Harris H Fairbanks in household of John Fairbanks, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Horce H Fairbanks in household of John H Fairbanks, "United States Census, 1910"

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