Donald Gardner Hume

9 August 1891–14 January 1974 (Age 82)
Osawatomie, Miami, Kansas, United States

The Life of Donald Gardner

When Donald Gardner Hume was born on 9 August 1891, in Osawatomie, Miami, Kansas, United States, his father, Alexander Hamilton Hume, was 31 and his mother, Margaret Jane "Maggie" Gardner, was 30. He married Clara Louise Brownell on 15 October 1919, in Johnson, Texas, United States. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 14 January 1974, in Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States.

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Donald Gardner Hume
Clara Louise Brownell
Marriage: 15 October 1919

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15 October 1919
Johnson, Texas, United States

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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 3

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 5

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.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 22

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from the barony of Home in Berwickshire.2 Scottish, English (East Anglia), and Irish: variant of Holme , from Old Danish hulm.

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

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Sources (3)

  • D G Hume, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gardner Hume, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Donald G Hume, "United States Census, 1940"

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