Thomas Charles Atchison

1925–2000 (Age 75)
Fort Cobb, Caddo, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Thomas Charles

When Thomas Charles Atchison was born on 11 July 1925, in Fort Cobb, Caddo, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Bennie Barlow Atchison, was 20 and his mother, Gladys Naomi Banks, was 18. He married Mary Naomi Binks on 25 January 1946, in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 27 September 2000, in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Boulder City, Clark, Nevada, United States.

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Thomas Charles Atchison
Mary Naomi Binks
Marriage: 25 January 1946
Shirley Ruth Atchison

Spouse & Children

25 January 1946
Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1941 · Comanche Code Talkers

Age 16

Many Native Americans from Oklahoma were once again employed as code talkers during WWII to create a code impenetrable by enemies. Rather than Choctaw, a Comanche-language code was developed. Several of these men were sent to invade Normandy to send messages. None of the men were killed and the Comanche code was never broken. 
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 20

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: palatalized form of Atkinson or Addison , each a patronymic from one of the many medieval pet forms of Adam , for example Atty, Addie, and (with the diminutive suffix -kin) Atkin, Aitkin, and Adkin.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Charles Atchison in household of Ben B Atchison, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charles T Atchison in household of Bennie Atchison, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas Charles Atchison, "Oklahoma, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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