Dillon Doris Rankin

10 August 1887–26 January 1955 (Age 67)
Leoffler, , Missouri, United States

The Life of Dillon Doris

When Dillon Doris Rankin was born on 10 August 1887, his father, Charles Clement Rankin, was 35 and his mother, Sarah Belle Moss, was 29. He married Etta Pearl Nickell about 1910, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Walnut Township, Adair, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. He died on 26 January 1955, in Kirksville, Adair, Missouri, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Green Castle Cemetery, Green Castle, Sullivan, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dillon Doris Rankin
Etta Pearl Nickell
Marriage: about 1910
Reva Rankin

Spouse and Children

about 1910
Missouri, United States


    Reva Rankin


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Clement Rankin





World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 17

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 19

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

Anglo-Saxon: Ran, Ran, and cyn, kin, race, tribe, kind, meaning deer tribe

Sources (2)

  • Dillon D Rankin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dillon D Rankin in household of Charley C Rankin, "United States Census, 1910"

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