Glen Russell Pickens

17 April 1892–28 September 1953 (Age 61)
Clay Township, Adair, Missouri, United States

The Life of Glen Russell

Glen Russell Pickens was born on 17 April 1892, in Clay Township, Adair, Missouri, United States. He married Effie Lulu Bookout on 1 February 1911, in Kirksville, Adair, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Clay, Adair, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Kirksville, Adair, Missouri, United States in 1930. He died on 28 September 1953, in Greentop, Schuyler, Missouri, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Fort Madison Cemetery, Kirksville, Adair, Missouri, United States.

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Glen Russell Pickens
Effie Lulu Bookout
Marriage: 1 February 1911
Leneve Pearl Pickens
Russell Glen Pickens

Spouse and Children

1 February 1911
Kirksville, Adair, Missouri, United States


    Leneve Pearl Pickens


    Russell Glen Pickens


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.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of Picken .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Glen Pickens in household of Frank Pickens, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Glen Pickens, "United States Census, 1920"

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