Herbert William Dawson

19 April 1893–1974 (Age 80)
Dawson, Allegany, Maryland, United States

The Life of Herbert William

When Herbert William Dawson was born on 19 April 1893, in Dawson, Allegany, Maryland, United States, his father, John Jacob Dawson, was 32 and his mother, Harriet Florence Miller, was 31. He had at least 5 sons with Hilda Pauline Emmart. He lived in Vale Summit, Allegany, Maryland, United States in 1900 and District 7, Allegany, Maryland, United States for about 20 years. He registered for military service in 1919. He died in 1974, in Rawlings, Allegany, Maryland, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Herbert William Dawson
1893–1974
Hilda Pauline Emmart
1904–1988
Homer William Dawson
1922–1991
Millard Lee Dawson
1924–1976
Bruce Dawson
1927–
Paul Dawson
1928–
Charles Dawson
1930–

Spouse and Children

children

(5)

    Homer William Dawson

    Male1922–1991Male

    Millard Lee Dawson

    Male1924–1976Male

    Bruce Dawson

    Male1927–Male

    Paul Dawson

    Male1928–Male

    Charles Dawson

    Male1930–Male

Parents and Siblings

    John Jacob Dawson

    Male1860–1926Male

    Harriet Florence Miller

    Female1862–1930Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Daw 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Herbert W Dawson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Herbert Dawson in household of John J Dawson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Herbert William Dawson in household of John J Dawson, "United States Census, 1900"

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