William Oscar Reed

20 August 1882–7 February 1965 (Age 82)
Dalton, Murray, Georgia, United States

The Life of William Oscar

When William Oscar Reed was born on 20 August 1882, in Dalton, Murray, Georgia, United States, his father, Samuel Albert Reed Jr, was 24 and his mother, Mary Adeline Stonecipher, was 23. He died on 7 February 1965, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States.

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Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 11

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.

Age 22

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Read 1.

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

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  • William Oscar Reed in household of Mary A Reed, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William O Reed, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William O Reed, "United States Census, 1930"

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