Thomas Appleton Calhoun

2 December 1898–27 November 1980 (Age 82)
Reynolds, Missouri, United States

The Life of Thomas Appleton

When Thomas Appleton Calhoun was born on 2 December 1898, in Reynolds, Missouri, United States, his father, Samuel Edward Calhoun, was 30 and his mother, Vandora "Vannie" Amerson, was 25. He lived in District 741, Taylor, Georgia, United States in 1900 and Hicks, Macon, Georgia, United States in 1910. He died on 27 November 1980, in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States, at the age of 81.

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Samuel Edward Calhoun
Vandora "Vannie" Amerson
Thomas Appleton Calhoun
Guy Edwards Calhoun

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 6

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 22

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

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Scottish Colquhoun .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Tom Calhoun in household of S E Calhoun, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Thomas Calhoun in household of Edward Calhoun, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Thomas Appleton Calhoun, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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