Royal Blue Lanham

23 October 1889–26 March 1964 (Age 74)
Urbana, Champaign, Illinois, United States

The Life of Royal Blue

When Royal Blue Lanham was born on 23 October 1889, in Urbana, Champaign, Illinois, United States, his father, Edgar Thomas Lanham, was 24 and his mother, Mary Susan Blue, was 24. He had at least 1 son with Francis A Thurman. He lived in Urbana Township, Champaign, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Pekin, Tazewell, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 26 March 1964, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 74.

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Royal Blue Lanham
Francis A Thurman
Richard E Lanham

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 3

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 20

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English (Suffolk and Essex): variant of Langham .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Roy B Lanham, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roy Lanham, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Royal B Lanham, "United States Census, 1920"

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