Dial O'Daniel Criswell

11 October 1889–5 December 1963 (Age 74)
Coke, Texas, United States

The Life of Dial O'Daniel

When Dial O'Daniel Criswell was born on 11 October 1889, in Coke, Texas, United States, his father, Leander Harvey 'Lee' Criswell, was 40 and his mother, Emmariah Adaline 'Emma' Neeley, was 37. He married Wilhelmina Van Hees on 26 April 1938, in San Joaquin, California, United States. He lived in Greer, Oklahoma Territory, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 1, King, Texas, United States in 1910. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 5 December 1963, in Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in San Bruno, San Mateo, California, United States.

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Dial O'Daniel Criswell
Wilhelmina Van Hees
Marriage: 26 April 1938

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26 April 1938
San Joaquin, California, United States

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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.
1890 · Oklahoma Becomes Territory

Age 1

Oklahoma was incorporated as a territory on May 2, 1890. Guthrie was assigned as Oklahoma Territory’s first capital. 
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: variant of Creswell .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dirl O Criswell in household of Lee H Criswell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dial O Criswell in household of Leander H Criswell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Dial Odgniel Criswell, "Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920"

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