Asa Phillip Randolph

Male15 April 1889–16 May 1979

Brief Life History of Asa Phillip

When Asa Phillip Randolph was born on 15 April 1889, in Crescent City, Putnam, Florida, United States, his father, James William Randolph, was 41 and his mother, Elizabeth Robinson, was 32. He married Lucille E Campbell on 23 June 1914, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. He lived in New York City, New York County, New York, United States in 1915 and Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States in 1930. He died on 16 May 1979, in New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 90.

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Asa Phillip Randolph
Lucille E Campbell
Marriage: 23 June 1914

Sources (24)

  • Philip A Randolph, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Asa P Randolph, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • A Phillip Randolph in household of Luceel Randolph, "United States Census, 1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 June 1914Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 1

    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 · African American Population in Roslyn

    Age 1

    In 1980, Roslyn was recognized on having the state's highest population of African Americans at 22%

    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

    Age 24

    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    Name Meaning

    English and German: from Randolf, an ancient Germanic personal name composed of the elements rand ‘rim (of a shield), shield’ + wolf ‘wolf’. This was introduced into England by the Normans in Old French forms of two different ancient Germanic personal names which became confused with each other: Randulf (from rand ‘(shield-)edge’ + wulf ‘wolf’) and Rannulf (from hraf(a)n ‘raven’ + wulf ‘wolf’).

    History: An American family bearing this surname are descended from William Randolph (c. 1651–1711), a planter and merchant, a member of a family that originally came from Sussex, England. William Randolph emigrated from Warwickshire to VA c. 1673. He was a forebear of Thomas Jefferson and Robert E. Lee. Randolph had seven sons, each of whom inherited an estate, the name of which was sometimes added to their own, such as Sir John Randolph of Tazewell. His great-grandsons included Edmund Randolph (1753–1813), first attorney general of the US and one of the framers of the US Constitution, and the diplomat and statesman John Randolph of Roanoke (1773–1833), who served as US minister to Russia.

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

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