Malcolm Lamb

1918–1983 (Age 65)
Hopkins, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Malcolm

When Malcolm Lamb was born on 14 April 1918, in Hopkins, Kentucky, United States, his father, Brady L Lamb, was 33 and his mother, Ida Mae Littlepage, was 29. He died on 12 December 1983, in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States.

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Malcolm Lamb
1918–1983
Laura Fredrick Reel
1920–1978

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 8

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
1936 · The Last Public Hanging in Kentucky

Age 18

The hanging of Rainey Bethea on August 14,1936, in Owensboro, Kentucky was the last pubic hanging in the state and the United States. Anywhere from 15,000-20,000 people showed up for this event. The media was all over the hanging since the Sheriff of Davies county was a female, even though she did not pull levers. Because of the media coverage and the circus it caused, this was the last hanging.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English lamb, a nickname for a meek and inoffensive person, or a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of lambs. See also Lamm .2 English: from a short form of the personal name Lambert .3 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Luain ( see Lane 3). MacLysaght comments: ‘The form Lamb(e), which results from a more than usually absurd pseudotranslation (uan ‘lamb’), is now much more numerous than O’Loan itself.’

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Malcolm Lamb in household of Brady Lamb, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Malcolm Lamb, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Malcolm Lamb, "Kentucky, Vital Record Indexes, 1911-1999"

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