Howel Lawler

7 February 1929–8 October 2009 (Age 80)
Lumberton, Lamar, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Howel

When Howel Lawler was born on 7 February 1929, in Lumberton, Lamar, Mississippi, United States, his father, C Lafate Lawler, was 36 and his mother, Pearl Lawler, was 22. He died on 8 October 2009, in his hometown, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

C Lafate Lawler
1892–1973
Pearl Lawler
1906–1989
Howel Lawler
1929–2009

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World Events (8)

1931

Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1939 · First Oil Well in Mississippi Located in Yazoo County

Age 10

Fredric F. Mellen was a geologist that was surveyed a clay and minerals project. While doing this he instead struck oil and started the oil industry in Mississippi.
1950

Age 21

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

Irish (Ulster, Leinster, and Kerry): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Leathlobhair ‘descendant of Leathlobhar’, a personal name composed of the elements leath ‘half’ (i.e. ‘somewhat’, ‘fairly’) and lobar ‘leprous’, ‘sick’. The name seems to have been originally a byname for a man of unhealthy constitution.

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

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