John Eden Socia

Brief Life History of John Eden

When John Eden Socia was born on 6 December 1893, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, his father, John Francis Socia, was 32 and his mother, Catherine Adelaide "Kate" Wilson, was 25. He married Ethie Lucille Curtis on 5 December 1917, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Houston Heights, Harris, Texas, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 8 January 1958, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Washington Cemetery, Houston, Harris, Texas, United States.

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John Eden Socia
1893–1958
Ethie Lucille Curtis
1901–1988
Marriage: 5 December 1917
John Eden Gleason
1918–1980
Jeanette Catherine Socia
1920–
Joseph P Socia
1921–

Sources (20)

  • John Socia in household of August Jahnke, "United States Census, 1940"
  • J. E. Socia, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
  • John Eden Socia, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

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.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Saucier . Compare Sochia .

History: Bearers of the surname Socia are descendants of Louis Saucier/Saussier from France (see Saucier ).

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

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