Roy Eugene Altom

1909–1981 (Age 72)
Boswell, Choctaw, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Roy Eugene

When Roy Eugene Altom was born on 14 October 1909, in Boswell, Choctaw, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Charles Spencer Altom, was 43 and his mother, Ada Josephine Stewart, was 26. He died on 10 October 1981, in San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 71.

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Roy Eugene Altom
Mabel Pearl Carr

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings



  • Male1896–1962Male

  • Mattie Lula Altom


  • Male1904–1978Male

  • George Washington Altom


  • William A Altom


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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

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.
1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 1

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.

Age 20

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

Probably one of several variants of English Halton or Alton , but it could also be an altered form of English Altham, which is a habitational name from Altham in Whalley, Lancashire, named in Old English as ‘river meadow (hamm) of the swans (elfitu)’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Roy E Altom in household of Charlie M Altom, "United States Census, 1910"

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