Oscar Erwin Kirkland

Male30 April 1908–24 April 1990

Brief Life History of Oscar Erwin

When Oscar Erwin Kirkland was born on 30 April 1908, in Columbia, Caldwell, Louisiana, United States, his father, Elijah Monroe Kirkland, was 53 and his mother, Emaline Octavia Haddox, was 39. He lived in Police Jury Ward 9, Caldwell, Louisiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 24 April 1990, in Ruston, Lincoln, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Ruston, Lincoln, Louisiana, United States.

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Oscar Erwin Kirkland
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Sources (6)

  • Oscar Kirkland in household of C M Kirkland, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Oscar Erwin Kirkland, "Louisiana First Registration Draft Cards, compiled 1940-1945"
  • Oscar E Kirkland, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 2

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.


Age 23

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places called Kirkland (Cumbria, Lancahires; Ayrshire, Dumfriesshire, Lanarkshire), all named with Old Norse kirkja ‘church’ + land ‘land’, except for the Lancashire placename, which derives from kirkja + lúndr ‘small wood, grove’.

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

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