Thurman Emanuel Rowell

22 October 1922–23 June 1974 (Age 51)
Hot Spring, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Thurman Emanuel

When Thurman Emanuel Rowell was born on 22 October 1922, in Hot Spring, Arkansas, United States, his father, Arthur Thurman Rowell, was 31 and his mother, Pearl Olevia Riffe, was 21. He married Jemmie Royce Newcomb on 22 February 1941, in Clark, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 23 June 1974, in Shelton, Mason County, Washington, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Hot Springs, Garland, Arkansas, United States.

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Thurman Emanuel Rowell
Jemmie Royce Newcomb
Marriage: 22 February 1941
Darrel Lynn Rowell

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22 February 1941
Clark, Arkansas, United States


    Darrel Lynn Rowell


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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 1

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 15

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name, a variant of Rothwell (representing the local pronunciation of the place in Northamptonshire). 2. habitational name from a place in Devon, so named from Old English rūh ‘rough’, ‘overgrown’ + hyll ‘hill’. 3. from a medieval personal name, a pet form of Rowe 2.

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

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