Thomas Alvin Woodard


Brief Life History of Thomas Alvin

When Thomas Alvin Woodard was born in 1919, in Scott, Arkansas, United States, his father, Charlie Lee Woodard, was 40 and his mother, Beta Ernest Kennon, was 34. He lived in Hunt Township, Scott, Arkansas, United States in 1920 and Hickman Township, Scott, Arkansas, United States in 1930. He died in 1985, at the age of 66, and was buried in Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, Riverside, California, United States.

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Charlie Lee Woodard
Beta Ernest Kennon
Floy M Woodard
Erby Burgess
Gladys E. Woodard
Zetta Jewel Woodard
Charlie Houston Woodard
Thomas Alvin Woodard
Lloyd Woodard
Marjorie Helen Woodard

Sources (4)

  • Alvin Woodard in household of Charley Woodard, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thomas Alvin Woodard, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Thomas A Woodard in household of Charley L Woodard, "United States Census, 1930"

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 0

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 3

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 18

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

from the Norman Old French personal name Odard, Udard, Middle English Wodard, Wudard. It derives from the ancient Germanic name Authard, Othard, Odard, composed of the elements aud- ‘riches' + hard- ‘hard, bold’.

occupational name from Middle English wode ‘wood’ + herde ‘herd’ (Old English wudu + hierde), for a person who tended animals pastured in woodland.

post-medieval pronunciation of Woodward .

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

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