James Andrew Dyer

Male7 September 1901–10 May 1968

Brief Life History of James Andrew

When James Andrew Dyer was born on 7 September 1901, in Lufkin, Angelina, Texas, United States, his father, James Calhoun Dyer, was 32 and his mother, Annie Elizabeth Wilson, was 26. He lived in Eagle Pass, Maverick, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 2, Duval, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 10 May 1968, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States.

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  • James A Dyer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James A Dyer, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Andrew Dyer in household of James C Dyer, "United States Census, 1910"

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 4

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 18

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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: occupational name for a dyer of cloth, from Middle English deier, degher ‘dyer’ (Old English dēag ‘dye’; the verb is a back-formation from the agent noun). Compare Dexter . The name is typical of southern England. In the Midlands Dexter is the more common equivalent and in northern England Lister .

Irish (Sligo and Antrim): variant of Dwyer .

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

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