Thomas Atchison

1951–1983 (Age 31)
Pecos, Texas, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Atchison was born on 10 July 1951, in Pecos, Texas, United States, his father, Thomas Atchison, was 25 and his mother, Kathleen Harrington, was 19. He died on 19 May 1983, in San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas, United States, at the age of 31.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Atchison
1925–1997
Kathleen Harrington
1932–2001
Thomas Atchison
1951–1983

Parents & Siblings

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World Events (3)

1954 · Right to Serve on Juries

Age 3

In 1954, women finally won the right to serve on juries.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 4

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.
1955 · To War in Vietnam

Age 4

The Vietnam War was another civil war brought about from the Cold War. It was fought between the North Vietnamese, who were supported by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies, and the South Vietnamese, who were supported by the United States, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war caused two more civil wars in Laos and Cambodia and resulted in all three countries becoming communist states.

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 (2)

  • Thomas Eugene Atchison, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"
  • Thomas Atchison, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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