Victor Fields

11 August 1890–June 1982 (Age 91)
Kosciusko, Attala, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Victor

When Victor Fields was born on 11 August 1890, in Kosciusko, Attala, Mississippi, United States, his father, William Howard Fields, was 43 and his mother, Paralee Wallace, was 39. He married Vida Lorenna PATTERSON on 5 September 1915, in Erath, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in McAllen, Hidalgo, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 3, Hidalgo, Texas, United States in 1940. He died in June 1982, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Restland Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Victor Fields
Vida Lorenna PATTERSON
Marriage: 5 September 1915
Frances Lorenna Fields

Spouse and Children

5 September 1915
Erath, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Howard Fields





World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 17

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 26

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English feldes, plural or possessive of feld ‘open country’. This name is also found as a translation of equivalent names in other languages, in particular French Deschamps , Duchamp .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Victor Fields, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Victor Fields, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Victor Fields, "United States Census, 1920"

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