Cecil R. Holcomb

17 February 1900–1 October 1987 (Age 87)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Cecil R.

When Cecil R. Holcomb was born on 17 February 1900, in West Virginia, United States, his father, Clark Houston Holcomb, was 27 and his mother, Rebecca Ann Dorsey, was 30. He lived in Richwood, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States in 1987. He died on 1 October 1987, in Cuyahoga Falls, Summit, Ohio, United States, at the age of 87.

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Cecil R. Holcomb
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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1901 · Theodore Roosevelt becomes the Twenty-sixth President of the United States

Age 1

After the Assassination of William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt was sworn in as the Twenty-sixth President of the United States. During his first term he didn't have a Vice President but for his second term Charles W. Fairbanks filled the position.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Greater Manchester, Oxfordshire, and Somerset, so named from Old English hol ‘hollow’, ‘sunken’, ‘deep’ + cumb ‘valley’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cecil R Holcomb in household of Frank G Mccutcheon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cecil Holcomb in household of Clark Holcomb, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cecil R Holcomb in household of Clark Holcomb, "United States Census, 1910"

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