Homer Theodore Keplinger

1 September 1935–1 December 1998 (Age 63)
Oklahoma, United States

The Life Summary of Homer Theodore

When Homer Theodore Keplinger was born on 1 September 1935, his father, Charles Horace Keplinger, was 31 and his mother, Rose Dean Hill, was 30. He lived in Civil District 4, Washington, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 1 December 1998, in Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Memory Lane Cemetery, Anadarko, Caddo, Oklahoma, United States.

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act
Age 2
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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1942 · Atomic Energy Plant at Oak Ridge
Age 7
The atomic energy plant that was built in Oak RIdge, Tennessee. The land was acquired secretly by the government in order to help with the Manhattan Project. The Uranium for the project was housed in the facility.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins
Age 20
The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Kepplinger, itself a variant of Köpplinger, which may derive from a dynasty by the name of Kobel , using -inger as a suffix of affiliation. Compare Caplinger , Kiblinger , and Kiplinger .History: The American Keplingers trace their origin to Johann Leonhard Kepplinger from Germany, who arrived in PA with his family in 1730 and settled in Berks County, PA.

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

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Sources (5)

  • Homer Keplinger in household of Horace Keplinger, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Homer Keplinger, "Tennessee Births and Christenings, 1828-1939"
  • Homer T Keplinger, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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