Alton Lewis Alderman

1932–2006 (Age 74)
Carroll, Virginia, United States

The Life of Alton Lewis

When Alton Lewis Alderman was born on 9 June 1932, his father, Elmer Washington Alderman, was 29 and his mother, Mary Thelma Dalton, was 28. He died on 15 September 2006, at the age of 74, and was buried in Carroll, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elmer Washington Alderman
1903–1935
Mary Thelma Dalton
1904–1978
Imogene Thelma Alderman
1922–2003
Alton Lewis Alderman
1932–2006

Parents & Siblings

  • Elmer Washington Alderman

    Male1903–1935Male

  • Female1904–1978Female

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 3

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.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 9

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 23

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

Southern English: status name from Middle English alderman, Old English ealdorman, literally ‘elder’. In medieval England an alderman was a member of the governing body of a city or borough; also the head of a guild.

Possible Related Names

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

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