Lorenzo D. Simpson

1890–Male
Texas, United States

The Life of Lorenzo D.

When Lorenzo D. Simpson was born in 1890, in Texas, United States, his father, Willis E. Simpson, was 29 and his mother, Anna Eliza Tipton, was 22.

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Willis E. Simpson
1861–
Anna Eliza Tipton
1868–1935
Mary E. Simpson
1887–
Lorenzo D. Simpson
1890–

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World Events (3)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 0

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 0

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 4

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.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: patronymic from Sim .2 English: habitational name from any of three places in Devon, so named from Old English personal name Sigewine + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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