Holdman Dorrough

19 November 1928–12 December 1996 (Age 68)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Holdman

When Holdman Dorrough was born on 19 November 1928, in Missouri, United States, his father, Holdman Dorrough, was 30 and his mother, Mary Eliza Self, was 30. He lived in Grant Township, Johnson, Arkansas, United States in 1940 and Coal Hill, Johnson, Arkansas, United States in 1953. He died on 12 December 1996, in Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Fremont, Alameda, California, United States.

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Holdman Dorrough
Mary Eliza Self
Holdman Dorrough

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World Events (8)


Age 1

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.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 3

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 19

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Dorrah, an Ulster variant of Irish Darragh .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Holman Dorrough Jr. in household of Holman Dorrough, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Holdman Dorrough in household of Holdman Dorrough, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Holdman Dorrough, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

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