Samuel King Dodds Jr.

Brief Life History of Samuel King

When Samuel King Dodds Jr. was born on 21 July 1908, in Auburn, Sangamon, Illinois, United States, his father, Samuel King Dodds, was 50 and his mother, Lelia Nora Bigler, was 33. He lived in Sangamon, Illinois, United States in 1920. He died on 1 December 1969, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Samuel King Dodds
1857–1920
Lelia Nora Bigler
1875–1968
Samuel King Dodds Jr.
1908–1969

Sources (2)

  • Samuel Dodds, Jr in household of Samuel H Dodds, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Samuel K Dodds in household of Samuel K Dodds, "United States Census, 1910"

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

1910 · Boy Scouts of America

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

1925 · Woman's World's Fair

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Name Meaning

English: variant of Dodd , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. As a surname Dodds is often in variation with Dodd from the 16th century onward.

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

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