Grady Lee Odom

13 April 1893–22 May 1964 (Age 71)
Reagor Springs, Ellis, Texas, United States

The Life of Grady Lee

When Grady Lee Odom was born on 13 April 1893, in Reagor Springs, Ellis, Texas, United States, his father, Alfred Alexander Odom, was 36 and his mother, Alzada Elizabeth Cooper, was 25. He married Eva Lois Wood on 10 June 1923, in Ellis, Texas, United States. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Ellis, Texas, United States in 1900 and Sweetwater, Nolan, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 22 May 1964, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Crown Hill Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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Grady Lee Odom
Eva Lois Wood
Marriage: 10 June 1923

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    Eva Lois Wood


10 June 1923
Ellis, Texas, United States

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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 1

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

Age 3

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

Age 19

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

English: nickname for someone who had done well for himself by marrying the daughter of a prominent figure in the local community, from Middle English odam ‘son-in-law’ (Old English āðum).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Grady L Odom, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Grady Odom in household of Alford A Odom, "United States Census, 1900"
  • G L Odom, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"

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