Thomas James Savage

Brief Life History of Thomas James

When Thomas James Savage was born on 11 February 1894, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, his father, James J Savage, was 39 and his mother, Margaret A Curtain, was 33. He married Charlotte Mathala Wilder on 22 October 1919, in Weber, Utah, United States. He lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1920 and Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 20 years. He died on 4 February 1972, in Westminster, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 77.

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Thomas James Savage
Charlotte Mathala Wilder
Marriage: 22 October 1919

Sources (15)

  • Thomas J Savage, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Thomas J Savage, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1941"
  • Thomas James Savage, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1898 · The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory Opens

The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory harvested sugar from beets because sugar cane was hard to grow in northern Utah. During World War, it was hard to get sugar beet seeds, so the company started to harvest the seeds of the beets they were using. The Company merged with a factory in Logan to create the Amalgamated Sugar Company which is still operational today.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: of Norman origin, a nickname for a wild or uncouth person, from Middle English and Old French salvage, sauvage ‘wild, untamed’ (from Late Latin salvaticus, literally ‘man of the woods’, a derivative of Latin silva ‘wood’ influenced by Latin salvus ‘whole’, i.e. natural). Compare French Sauvage .

Irish (Down): generally of English origin (it was taken to County Down in the 12th century), this name has also sometimes been adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Ó Sabháin, the name of a small south Munster sept, which was earlier Anglicized as O'Savin (see Savin ).

Americanized form of Jewish (Ashkenazic) Savich and of Serbian Savić (see Savic ).

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

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