John Henderson

16 July 1889–25 October 1964 (Age 75)
Howth, Waller, Texas, United States

The Life of John

When John Henderson was born on 16 July 1889, in Howth, Waller, Texas, United States, his father, Jack A. Henderson, was 35 and his mother, Ruth Owens Applewhite, was 23. He died on 25 October 1964, in Yoakum, Lavaca, Texas, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Jack A. Henderson
1854–1889
Ruth Owens Applewhite
1865–1946
Allen Owen Henderson
1887–1963
John Henderson
1889–1964

Parents and Siblings

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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.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: patronymic from Hendry, a chiefly Scottish variant of the personal name Henry 1. Some Scottish families with this name have ancestors whose name was Henryson.

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

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  • John Henderson, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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