Thomas Lester Atchison

1907–1991 (Age 84)
Saline, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Thomas Lester

When Thomas Lester Atchison was born on 15 June 1907, in Saline, Arkansas, United States, his father, Alexander Atchison, was 31 and his mother, Lola Susana Morton, was 28. He married Floy V. Green on 1 July 1932, in Hot Spring, Arkansas, United States. He lived in Haskell, Saline, Arkansas, United States for about 12 years. He died on 5 December 1991, in Saline, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Haskell, Saline, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Lester Atchison
1907–1991
Floy V. Green
1912–1997
Marriage: 1 July 1932

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1 July 1932
Hot Spring, Arkansas, United States

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(7)

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 15

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.
1929

Age 22

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: palatalized form of Atkinson or Addison , each a patronymic from one of the many medieval pet forms of Adam , for example Atty, Addie, and (with the diminutive suffix -kin) Atkin, Aitkin, and Adkin.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lester T Atchinson in household of Aleck Atchinson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lester Atchison in household of Alexander Atchison, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lester Atchison in entry for Mrs Maurine A Mills, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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