Herman Preston Tillman

1902–1961 (Age 59)
Copiah, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Herman Preston

When Herman Preston Tillman was born on 9 April 1902, in Copiah, Mississippi, United States, his father, Francis Haden Tillman, was 53 and his mother, Mary Isabella Price, was 39. He lived in Jackson, Hinds, Mississippi, United States in 1930 and Beat 1, Jackson, Mississippi, United States in 1940. He died on 6 September 1961, at the age of 59.

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Francis Haden Tillman
Mary Isabella Price
Mary Belle Tillman
Francis Raymond Tillman
Charner Price Tillman
Lillie Katherine Tillman
Mack Willie Tillman
Herman Preston Tillman

Parents & Siblings

  • Francis Haden Tillman


  • Female1862–1944Female



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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.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 5

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.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 16

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Tilman .2 Americanized spelling of German Tillmann .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • H Preston Tillman in household of Lillie Kate Tillman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Preston Fillman in household of Francis H Fillman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Preston Tillman in household of Mary I Tillman, "United States Census, 1930"

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