Berry Brown "Dink" McLendon

10 June 1883–21 December 1972 (Age 89)
Port Sullivan, Milam, Texas, United States

The Life of Berry Brown "Dink"

When Berry Brown "Dink" McLendon was born on 10 June 1883, in Port Sullivan, Milam, Texas, United States, his father, Oscar Kenneth McLendon, was 54 and his mother, Rhoda Ann Barlow, was 41. He died on 21 December 1972, in Pharr, Hidalgo, Texas, United States, at the age of 89.

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Berry Brown "Dink" McLendon
1883–1972
Grace Ada Harvey
1893–1971

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World Events (8)

1886

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 11

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.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 24

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Altered form of McClendon .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Dink Mclendon, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Dink Mclendon, "Texas, Births and Christenings, 1840-1981"

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