Howard Benjamin Thirion

1892–1978 (Age 85)
New Albany Circuit, Floyd, Indiana, United States

The Life of Howard Benjamin

When Howard Benjamin Thirion was born on 2 April 1892, in New Albany Circuit, Floyd, Indiana, United States, his father, John Michael Thirion, was 32 and his mother, Alice Anna King, was 31. He married Anna R. GUDKESE on 4 July 1914, in New Albany Circuit, Floyd, Indiana, United States. He lived in New Albany City, Floyd, Indiana, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died in 1978, in New Albany Circuit, Floyd, Indiana, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, New Albany Township, Floyd, Indiana, United States.

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Howard Benjamin Thirion
Marriage: 4 July 1914

Spouse & Children

4 July 1914
New Albany Circuit, Floyd, Indiana, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • John Michael Thirion


  • Alice Anna King




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 12

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of Thiry, a variant of Thierry .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Howard Thirion, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Howard Thirion, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Howard B Thirion in household of Arthur T King, "United States Census, 1910"

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