Thomas Austin Landles

4 June 1917–1 February 2010 (Age 92)
Oregon, United States

The Life of Thomas Austin

When Thomas Austin Landles was born on 4 June 1917, in Oregon, United States, his father, Andrew Landles, was 39 and his mother, Sarah Gillespie Calderhead, was 34. He married Alice Mary Coggins on 31 May 1941, in Eugene, Lane, Oregon, United States. He lived in Marshfield, Coos, Oregon, United States in 1920 and Eugene, Lane, Oregon, United States in 1930. He died on 1 February 2010, in Mendocino, Mendocino, California, United States, at the age of 92.

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Thomas Austin Landles
Alice Mary Coggins
Marriage: 31 May 1941

Spouse and Children

31 May 1941
Eugene, Lane, Oregon, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Sarah Gillespie Calderhead




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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1918 · Spanish Flu Kills Thousands in Oregon

Age 1

The “Spanish Flu,” or the influenza pandemic, claimed the lives of over 50 million across the globe, 450,000 across the U.S., and thousands in Oregon during the years 1918 to 1919.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 25

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Randall . In Ireland, says MacLysaght, this is sometimes a variant of Reynolds .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Landles in household of Andrew Landles, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thomas A G Landles in household of Andrew Landles, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas Austin Landles in entry for Alice Coggins Landles, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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