Herbert Arch Burleson

2 August 1902–31 May 1985 (Age 82)
Texas, United States

The Life of Herbert Arch

When Herbert Arch Burleson was born on 2 August 1902, in Texas, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin Burleson, was 27 and his mother, Nellie Rose McKissack, was 25. He lived in Justice Precinct 7, Navarro, Texas, United States in 1910 and Wortham, Freestone, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 31 May 1985, at the age of 82, and was buried in Wortham, Freestone, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Franklin Burleson
Nellie Rose McKissack
Byron Leslie Burleson
Herbert Arch Burleson
Myra U Burleson
Albert Sidney Burleson
George Augustus Burleson
Willa Kathryn Burleson

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 3

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: perhaps a patronymic (meaning ‘son of the butler’) from Burl .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Herbert Burleson in household of Ben F Burleson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Arch H Burleson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Herbert A Burleson in household of Benjamin F Burleson, "United States Census, 1920"

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