John Bromley Slocum

Male23 September 1885–1939

Brief Life History of John Bromley

When John Bromley Slocum was born on 23 September 1885, in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States, his father, John Bromley Slocum, was 34 and his mother, Ida Janet Robertson, was 35. He died in 1939, at the age of 54, and was buried in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States.

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John Bromley Slocum
Ruth Mary McCready

Sources (8)

  • John B Slocum, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Bromley Slocum, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • John B Slocun, "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956"

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Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 15

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Slocum in Shorwell (Isle of Wight) or Slocombeslade in Brendon (Devon). Both placenames derive from Old English slāh ‘sloe, blackthorn’ + cumb ‘valley’.

History: Anthony Slocombe or Slocum (1590–1674/75) came from Taunton, Somerset, England, to Taunton, MA, in 1637.

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

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