Foster Rod Dickerson

14 August 1903–30 May 1955 (Age 51)
Conway, Faulkner, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Foster Rod

When Foster Rod Dickerson was born on 14 August 1903, in Conway, Faulkner, Arkansas, United States, his father, Dr. George Douglass Dickerson, was 49 and his mother, Sarah Leanna “Sallie” Richardson, was 39. He lived in Van Buren, Crawford, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 30 May 1955, in Athens, Henderson, Texas, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Crestlawn Memorial Park, Conway, Faulkner, Arkansas, United States.

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Foster Rod Dickerson
Lottle Jean Kimbrough

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Dr. George Douglass Dickerson


    Sarah Leanna “Sallie” Richardson




World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 1

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.

Age 14

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

Name Meaning

English (mainly East Anglia): patronymic from a pet form of Dick 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Foster R Dickerson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Foster R Dickerson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Foster R Dickerson in household of George D Dickerson, "United States Census, 1910"

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