Thomas Atchison

1893–1967 (Age 73)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Atchison was born in October 1893, in Tennessee, United States, his father, John Bolivar Atchison, was 25 and his mother, Emma Morrow, was 25. He lived in Civil District 7, Giles, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States in 1910. He died on 13 August 1967, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Elmhurst, DuPage, Illinois, United States.

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John Bolivar Atchison
Emma Morrow
Thomas Atchison
Lillie Atchison
Emma Morrow Atchison

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1897 · The Union Loop Elevated

Age 4

The Loop was born in political scandal that combined the three elevated railways around Chicago and combined them into one. The scandal was to raise the fares for commuters so state legislators could receive more money while in office. 
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 20

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: palatalized form of Atkinson or Addison , each a patronymic from one of the many medieval pet forms of Adam , for example Atty, Addie, and (with the diminutive suffix -kin) Atkin, Aitkin, and Adkin.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Thomas A Atchinson in household of Mrs. Morrow, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Thomas Atchison in household of J B Atchison, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Thomas Atchison, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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