Perry Taswell Echols

Brief Life History of Perry Taswell

When Perry Taswell Echols was born on 19 November 1902, in Panola, Texas, United States, his father, William Tazewell Echols, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth Augusta Burton, was 26. He married Iva Lee Hooker on 8 November 1923, in Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Justice Precinct 5, Panola, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Commissioner's Precinct 3, Scurry, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 5 April 1986, in Scurry, Texas, United States, at the age of 83.

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Perry Taswell Echols
Iva Lee Hooker
Marriage: 8 November 1923
James Perry Echols
William Hooker Echols
Jerry Lee Echols

Sources (10)

  • Perry Echols, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Perry Echols in entry for James Perry Echols, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Perry Echols, "United States 1950 Census"

World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.


Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Altered form of English Eccles and possibly also of German Eckels .

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

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