Orie G. Workman

15 July 1885–
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Orie G.

When Orie G. Workman was born on 15 July 1885, in Kentucky, United States, his father, James Walter Workman, was 32 and his mother, Cynthia Ann Wood, was 28.

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James Walter Workman
Cynthia Ann Wood
Mary Workman
Elery Workman
Orie G. Workman
Ora Dallas Workman
John William Workman
Hobart McKinley Workman

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World Events (3)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 7

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

Name Meaning

English: ostensibly an occupational name for a laborer, from Middle English work + man. According to a gloss cited by Reaney the term was used in the Middle Ages to denote an ambidextrous person, and the surname may also be a nickname in this sense.

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

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