Homer E Dotson

23 January 1907–28 March 1988 (Age 81)
German Township, Allen, Ohio, United States

The Life of Homer E

When Homer E Dotson was born on 23 January 1907, in German Township, Allen, Ohio, United States, his father, Justus A Dotson, was 33 and his mother, Rosetta Maria Fantz, was 31. He lived in Salem Township, Shelby, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Maplewood, Shelby, Ohio, United States in 1935. He died on 28 March 1988, in Lima, Allen, Ohio, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Lima, Allen, Ohio, United States.

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Homer E Dotson
Woneta Lorraine Oakley

Spouse and Children


    Woneta Lorraine Oakley


Parents and Siblings

    Justus A Dotson


    Rosetta Maria Fantz




World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 2

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Age 22

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Dodde ( see Dodd ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Homer Dodson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Homer E Dotson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Homer E Dotson in household of Justus A Dotson, "United States Census, 1920"

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