Zim Ellsworth Lawhon

Brief Life History of Zim Ellsworth

When Zim Ellsworth Lawhon was born on 7 December 1890, in San Marcos, Hays, Texas, United States, his father, Fred Zimmerman Lawhon, was 31 and his mother, Sidney Cummings Kone, was 23. He married Mary GERTRUDE Arnold on 15 September 1917, in Bexar, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Austin, Travis, Texas, United States in 1910 and Alamo Heights, Bexar, Texas, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 7 November 1943, in Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, United States.

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Zim Ellsworth Lawhon
1890–1943
Mary GERTRUDE Arnold
1893–1992
Marriage: 15 September 1917
Col Zim Ellsworth Lawhon Jr
1918–2017

Sources (10)

  • Jim Lawhon Jr. in household of Jim Lawhon, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Zim Lawhon, "Texas, Births and Christenings, 1840-1981"
  • Zim E Lawhon, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"

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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Irish (northern): variant of Lawhorn .

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

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