Tom P. Hayes

1891–1953 (Age 62)
Texas, United States

The Life of Tom P.

When Tom P. Hayes was born in 1891, in Texas, United States, his father, Charlie S Hayes, was 38 and his mother, Laura Smith, was 38. He died on 4 June 1953, in Plainview, Hale, Texas, United States, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Charlie S Hayes
1853–1892
Laura Smith
1853–1923
James Irving Hayes
1879–1930
Ella J. Hayes
1882–1941
May Burns Hayes
1884–1971
Lennie Hayes
1885–1951
Charles Richard Hayes
1886–1945
Roberta Hayes
1888–
Tom P. Hayes
1891–1953

Parents and Siblings

    Charlie S Hayes

    Male1853–1892Male

    Laura Smith

    Female1853–1923Female

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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 3

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.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 17

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAodha ‘descendant of Aodh’, a personal name meaning ‘fire’ ( compare McCoy ). In some cases, especially in County Wexford, the surname is of English origin (see below), having been taken to Ireland by the Normans.2 English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Devon and Worcestershire, so called from the plural of Middle English hay ‘enclosure’ ( see Hay 1), or a topographic name from the same word.3 English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Dorset, Greater London (formerly in Kent and Middlesex), and Worcestershire, so called from Old English hǣse ‘brushwood’, or a topographic name from the same word.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Tom Pool Hayes, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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