Malcolm Forrest Odom

14 March 1902–29 December 1953 (Age 51)
Jacksonville, Cherokee, Texas, United States

The Life of Malcolm Forrest

When Malcolm Forrest Odom was born on 14 March 1902, in Jacksonville, Cherokee, Texas, United States, his father, William Henry Odom, was 39 and his mother, Olivia O Isaacks, was 34. He lived in Justice Precinct 3, Cherokee, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 29 December 1953, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 51.

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William Henry Odom
Olivia O Isaacks
Carl Wiston Odom
Mattie Evesta Odom
Oma Clifton Odom
Elmer Odom
Ottis Olivia Odom
Ottis Odom
Nellie Marie Odom
Malcolm Forrest Odom
Ernest Little Odom
Pauline Lylian Odom
Loris Russian Odom

Parents and Siblings



    Carl Wiston Odom


    Mattie Evesta Odom





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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 3

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 14

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: 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)

  • Malcolm Odom in household of William H Odom, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Malcomb Odom in household of William H Odom, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Malcolm Forrest Odom, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"

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