Allen Dickinson

Male1905–

Brief Life History of Allen

When Allen Dickinson was born in 1905, in Illinois, United States, his father, William Wallace Dickinson, was 39 and his mother, Annie K. Anderson, was 31. He lived in Aurora, Kane, Illinois, United States in 1910.

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Family Time Line

William Wallace Dickinson
1866–1942
Annie K. Anderson
1874–1954
Roy Dickinson
1895–
Glenn Harry Dickenson
1897–1973
Clark J. Dickinson
1900–
Allen Dickinson
1905–
Mildred Hariet Dickinson
1911–2007

Sources (1)

  • Allen Dickinson in household of William Dickinson, "United States Census, 1910"

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

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.

1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 5

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.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 32

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Dickenson , a patronymic from the Middle English personal name Dicun a pet form of Richard (see Dicken ) + son.

History: Jonathan Dickinson, the first president of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton), was born in Hatfield, MA, in 1688. Both his parents came from pioneer Connecticut Valley stock.

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

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