Thomas William Lyster

14 February 1867–10 June 1953 (Age 86)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Thomas William

When Thomas William Lyster was born on 14 February 1867, in Iowa, United States, his father, Isdell Dayrel Henry Lyster, was 30 and his mother, Eliza Patterson, was 21. He had at least 1 daughter with Lena Mae Bickle. He lived in South Prairie, Tillamook, Oregon, United States for about 30 years and South Prairie Election Precinct, Tillamook, Oregon, United States in 1940. He died on 10 June 1953, at the age of 86, and was buried in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1884 · There is now a Capital Building

Age 17

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Lister .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Lyster, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Thomas W Lyster in household of J D H Lyster, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Thomas W Lyster, "United States Census, 1930"

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