Thomas Riley Atkinson

1909–1999 (Age 89)
Eskridge, Wabaunsee, Kansas, United States

The Life of Thomas Riley

When Thomas Riley Atkinson was born on 25 September 1909, in Eskridge, Wabaunsee, Kansas, United States, his father, Joseph Earl Atkinson, was 36 and his mother, Margaret Susan Michael, was 19. He died on 1 March 1999, in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States, at the age of 89.

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Joseph Earl Atkinson
Margaret Susan Michael
Thomas Riley Atkinson
Margaret Helen Atkinson
Vera Atkinson
Chester Atkinson

Parents & Siblings



  • Male1909–1999Male

  • Margaret Helen Atkinson


  • Vera Atkinson


  • Chester Atkinson


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.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 18

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 26

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Thomas Atkinson in household of Joseph E Atkinson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Thomas Riley Atkinson - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Thomas Riley Atkinson

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