Truman Gaylord Williamson

4 September 1905–21 May 1952 (Age 46)
Atkinson, Holt, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Truman Gaylord

When Truman Gaylord Williamson was born on 4 September 1905, in Atkinson, Holt, Nebraska, United States, his father, Archer Glenn Williamson, was 32 and his mother, Mamie Frances Phillips, was 23. He lived in Election District 5 Williams, Crook, Wyoming, United States in 1920. He died on 21 May 1952, in Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Sheridan, Sheridan, Wyoming, United States.

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Truman Gaylord Williamson
Lynne Annette New

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 1

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 13

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Northern English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Truman Williamson in household of Glenn Williamson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Truman G Williamson in entry for Lynne Annette Or Linnie New Elder, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Truman G. Williamson, "Find A Grave Index"

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