George Thomas Pound

1879–Male
Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of George Thomas

George Thomas Pound was born in November 1879, in Kansas, United States. He lived in Cedar, Missouri, United States in 1900.

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World Events (3)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 2
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Kansas Prohibits Alcoholic Beverages
Age 2
Kansas became the first state to adopt a constitutional amendment which prohibited all alcoholic beverages on February 19, 1881.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
Age 3
A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English p(o)und ‘enclosure (especially for confining animals)’; a topographic name for someone who lived near an enclosure in which animals were kept, or a metonymic occupational name for an official responsible for rounding up stray animals and placing them in a pound.2 Probably a translation of German Pfund or the North German cognate Pund .

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

Possible Related Names

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Sources (1)

  • George T. Pound in household of Head William Pound, "United States Census, 1900"

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