Irene Thomasson

18 October 1900–April 1969 (Age 68)
Morgan, Missouri, United States

The Life of Irene

Irene Thomasson was born on 18 October 1900, in Morgan, Missouri, United States. She married Thruston Hawks on 20 March 1921, in Morgan, Missouri, United States. She died in April 1969, in Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 68.

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Thruston Hawks
1889–1968
Irene Thomasson
1900–1969
Marriage: 20 March 1921

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 March 1921
Morgan, Missouri, United States

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 4

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.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 19

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 Swedish, North German, and English: patronymic from Thomas .2 Variant of Thomassen .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Irene Hawks in household of Thurston Hawks, "United States Census, 1930"

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