Edgar Earl Burkhart

22 February 1892–9 March 1986 (Age 94)
Alvord, Wise, Texas, United States

The Life of Edgar Earl

When Edgar Earl Burkhart was born on 22 February 1892, in Alvord, Wise, Texas, United States, his father, Edgar Earl Burkhart, was 22 and his mother, Minnie Leonora Foster, was 27. He had at least 2 sons with Eula B Burkhart. He lived in Justice Precinct 8, Montague, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Justice Precinct 1, Navarro, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 9 March 1986, in Corsicana, Navarro, Texas, United States, at the age of 94.

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Edgar Earl Burkhart
Eula B Burkhart
Jon Burkhart
kelly burkhart

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    Jon Burkhart


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    Minnie Leonora Foster




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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 2

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.

Age 25

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from the medieval personal name Burkhard, composed of the elements burg ‘fort’, ‘castle’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Earl Burkart in household of Edgar Burkart, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Earl Burkart in household of Edgar Burkart, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Earl E Burkhart, "United States Census, 1940"

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