Tolman T. Wadlow

31 July 1899–12 September 1954 (Age 55)
Ellington, Reynolds, Missouri, United States

The Life of Tolman T.

When Tolman T. Wadlow was born on 31 July 1899, in Ellington, Reynolds, Missouri, United States, his father, John Wesley Wadlow, was 42 and his mother, Sallie Chitwood, was 37. He married Clara Cathleen Taber on 28 January 1920, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Logan Township, Reynolds, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Granite City, Granite City Township, Madison, Illinois Territory, United States in 1940. He died on 12 September 1954, at the age of 55, and was buried in Edwardsville Township, Madison, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Tolman T. Wadlow
Clara Cathleen Taber
Marriage: 28 January 1920
Georgia Wadlow
Tolman G Wadlow Jr

Spouse and Children

28 January 1920
Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Wesley Wadlow





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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 5

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 17

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: habitational name from a lost place, Wadlow in Toddington, Bedfordshire, named with the Old English personal name Wada + Old English hlāw ‘hill’, ‘barrow’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Tolman Wadlow, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Toleman Wadlow in household of John W Wadlow, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Tolman Wadlow in household of John Wadlow, "United States Census, 1900"

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