Luke Henry Banker

15 November 1888–17 August 1969 (Age 80)
Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Luke Henry

When Luke Henry Banker was born on 15 November 1888, in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States, his father, Luke Banker, was 47 and his mother, Josephine Laura Mitchell, was 38. He married May Olivia Gibbs on 31 August 1912, in Knox, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Knox, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 2, Knox, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 17 August 1969, in Kingston, Roane, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States.

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Luke Henry Banker
May Olivia Gibbs
Marriage: 31 August 1912
Luke Eugene Banker
James Royce Banker
Mary Nell Banker
Bobby May Banker
Laura Alta "Jo" Banker

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31 August 1912
Knox, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name from northern Middle English bank(e) ‘hillside slope’, ‘riverbank’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant ( see Banks ).2 Scottish: habitational name from Bankier in Stirlingshire.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Polish bankier ‘banker’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Luke Banker Jr. in household of Luke Banker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Luke H Banker in household of J L Banker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Luke H Banker, "United States Census, 1930"

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