Lewis Willie Dawson

29 June 1900–15 May 1940 (Age 39)
Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Lewis Willie

When Lewis Willie Dawson was born on 29 June 1900, in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States, his father, George Thomas Dawson, was 28 and his mother, Margaret Susie Sloan, was 21. He lived in Congaree, Lexington, South Carolina, United States in 1930 and Congaree Township, Lexington, South Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 15 May 1940, in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Robat, Union, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Thomas Dawson
1872–1911
Margaret Susie Sloan
1879–1957
George Walter Dawson
1898–1959
Lewis Willie Dawson
1900–1940
Susie Viola Dawson
1904–1942
Thomas Theodore Dawson Sr
1907–1987
Clarence Heyward Dawson
1911–1959

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1901 · Theodore Roosevelt becomes the Twenty-sixth President of the United States

Age 1

After the Assassination of William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt was sworn in as the Twenty-sixth President of the United States. During his first term he didn't have a Vice President but for his second term Charles W. Fairbanks filled the position.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 12

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Daw 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Louis W Dawson in household of Frank R Aimar, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lewis W Dawson in household of Maggie S Dawson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Louis Dawson in household of Maggie Dawson, "United States Census, 1920"

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