Hugh Orville Combow

21 July 1899–December 1979 (Age 80)
Greenleaf, Washington, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of Hugh Orville

When Hugh Orville Combow was born on 21 July 1899, in Greenleaf, Washington, Kansas, United States, his father, James Willis Combow, was 42 and his mother, Rebecca Jane Gilmer, was 35. He lived in Greenleaf Township, Washington, Kansas, United States in 1900. He died in December 1979, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Floral Hills Cemetery, Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

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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.
Age 21
The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Native American (Lumbee): variant of Cumbo 2.

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

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Sources (7)

  • Hugh O Combow, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hugh Orville Combow, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Hugh O Combow in household of Walter S Combow, "United States Census, 1920"

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