Thomas Oliver Tate

5 November 1894–2 June 1942 (Age 47)
Womack Hill, Choctaw, Alabama, United States

The Life of Thomas Oliver

When Thomas Oliver Tate was born on 5 November 1894, in Womack Hill, Choctaw, Alabama, United States, his father, Frank A. Tate, was 37 and his mother, Mary C Bonner, was 35. He immigrated to Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1940 and lived in Election Precinct 8, Choctaw, Alabama, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 2 June 1942, at the age of 47.

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Frank A. Tate
Mary C Bonner
Ruth Beneta Tate
Frank Burdette Tate
Marion A. Tate
Thomas Oliver Tate
Henry Bonner Tate

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World Events (8)

1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 1

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 13

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

Name Meaning

English: from the Old English personal name Tāta, possibly a short form of various compound names with the obscure first element tāt, or else a nursery formation. This surname is common and widespread in Britain; the chief area of concentration is northeastern England, followed by northern Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas O Tate in household of Frank A Tate, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Thomas Oliver Tate, "United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940"
  • Thomas Oliver Tate, "Mississippi, World War I Service Cards, 1917-1919"

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