Thomas Brandon Walker

18 January 1894–18 September 1982 (Age 88)
San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States

The Life of Thomas Brandon

When Thomas Brandon Walker was born on 18 January 1894, his father, John Henry Walker, was 47 and his mother, Susan Brandon, was 42. He lived in Cassville, Bartow, Georgia, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 6, Bexar, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 18 September 1982, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Walker
1846–1931
Susan Brandon
1851–1926
Ethel Walker
1885–
Rena Walker
1887–1911
Thomas Brandon Walker
1894–1982

Parents and Siblings

    John Henry Walker

    Male1846–1931Male

    Female1851–1926Female

siblings

(3)

    Ethel Walker

    Female1885–Female

    Rena Walker

    Female1887–1911Female

    Male1894–1982Male

World Events (8)

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.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 7

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1917

Age 23

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English (especially Yorkshire) and Scottish: occupational name for a fuller, Middle English walkere, Old English wealcere, an agent derivative of wealcan ‘to walk, tread’. This was the regular term for the occupation during the Middle Ages in western and northern England. Compare Fuller and Tucker . As a Scottish surname it has also been used as a translation of Gaelic Mac an Fhucadair ‘son of the fuller’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas B Walker in household of Joseph Mcadam, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas B Walker in household of John H Walker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Brandon Walker in household of John Henry Walker, "United States Census, 1910"

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