Grover Cleveland Stringfellow

15 September 1889–16 November 1953 (Age 64)
Denton, Texas, United States

The Life of Grover Cleveland

When Grover Cleveland Stringfellow was born on 15 September 1889, in Denton, Texas, United States, his father, S. M. Stringfellow, was 32 and his mother, Tennessee Paralee Huggins, was 30. He married Georgia Elizabeth Tweedy on 15 May 1910, in Franklin, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 16 November 1953, in Kern, California, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Westside District Cemetery, Taft, Kern, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Grover Cleveland Stringfellow
1889–1953
Georgia Elizabeth Tweedy
1890–
Marriage: 15 May 1910
Charles Sidney Stringfellow
1913–1996
William Leroy Stringfellow
1914–1938
Ruby May Stringfellow
1924–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 May 1910
Franklin, Arkansas, United States
children

(3)

    Charles Sidney Stringfellow

    Male1913–1996Male

    William Leroy Stringfellow

    Male1914–1938Male

    Ruby May Stringfellow

    Female1924–Female

Parents and Siblings

    S. M. Stringfellow

    Male1857–1900Male

    Tennessee Paralee Huggins

    Female1859–1940Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 5

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.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 17

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): nickname for a powerful man, Middle English streng ‘mighty’, ‘strong’ + felaw ‘fellow’ ( see Fellows ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • J C Stringfellow, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Grover Stringfellow, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Grover Stringfellow, "United States Census, 1920"

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