Earl Thomas Weeks

21 February 1893–1964 (Age 70)
Kendall, Illinois, United States

The Life of Earl Thomas

When Earl Thomas Weeks was born on 21 February 1893, in Kendall, Illinois, United States, his father, Newt T. Weeks, was 41 and his mother, Johanna Hannah Anderson, was 34. He lived in Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Aurora, Kane, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died in 1964, at the age of 71, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Bristol Township, Kendall, Illinois, United States.

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Earl Thomas Weeks
1893–1964
Esther Louise Bretthauer
1899–1997

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1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 17

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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Wikke ( see Wick 2).2 English: variant of Wick 1.3 It may also be an Americanization of Scandinavian Vik .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Earl T Wicks in household of Hannah Wicks, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Earl T Weeks, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Earl T Weeks in household of John Dinkel, "United States Census, 1920"

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