Henry E. Aiken

1892–1969 (Age 76)
Shafter, Presidio, Texas, United States

The Life of Henry E.

Henry E. Aiken was born on 15 July 1892, in Shafter, Presidio, Texas, United States as the son of William Aiken and Guimicinda Carrasco. He died on 7 April 1969, at the age of 76.

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William Aiken
Guimicinda Carrasco
Henry E. Aiken
1892–1969

Parents & Siblings

  • William Aiken

    MaleMale

  • Guimicinda Carrasco

    FemaleFemale

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World Events (3)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 2

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 4

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 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Variant, associated chiefly with northern Ireland, of the Scottish surname Aitken .

Possible Related Names

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

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