Melvin Gomer " Doc" Lasswell

26 March 1886–19 October 1977 (Age 91)
Paden, Okfuskee, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Melvin Gomer " Doc"

When Melvin Gomer " Doc" Lasswell was born on 26 March 1886, in Paden, Okfuskee, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Daniel Layfette Lasswell, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Jennie Ladd, was 17. He married Lula P. McNabb on 23 December 1912, in Okfuskee, Oklahoma, United States. He died on 19 October 1977, at the age of 91, and was buried in Prague, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States.

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Melvin Gomer " Doc" Lasswell
Lula P. McNabb
Marriage: 23 December 1912

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23 December 1912
Okfuskee, Oklahoma, United States

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Age 21

Oklahoma is the 46th state.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 24

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Laswell .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • G Lasswell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gomer Cosswell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Milon G Lusswell in household of Dan L Lusswell, "United States Census, 1900"

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