Henry Wickliffe Earl

Male6 October 1881–19 January 1973

Brief Life History of Henry Wickliffe

When Henry Wickliffe Earl was born on 6 October 1881, in Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States, his father, Charles Wickliffe Earl, was 38 and his mother, Mary Frances Walker, was 35. He had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Ruth O'Neal. He lived in King, Texas, United States in 1920 and Commissioner's Precinct 3, Stonewall, Texas, United States for about 5 years. He died on 19 January 1973, in Abilene, Taylor, Texas, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Clyde, Callahan, Texas, United States.

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Henry Wickliffe Earl
Ruth O'Neal
Lewis Earl
Mary Alice Earl
Ellis Wright Earle
Dr Rufus Henry Earl DDS

Sources (6)

  • Henery Earl, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Henry Wickliffe Earl, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • Henry Wickliffe Earl, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

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.

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 13

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.

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 25

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

English: nickname from Middle English e(o)rl ‘earl’, a traditional English title of nobility equivalent in rank to French and Norman Count .

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

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