Samuel Eugene or Tom Blair

23 December 1943–23 March 2003 (Age 59)
Breckinridge, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Samuel Eugene or Tom

When Samuel Eugene or Tom Blair was born on 23 December 1943, in Breckinridge, Kentucky, United States, his father, Everett Franklin Blair, was 32 and his mother, Mary Katherine Clark, was 23. He died on 23 March 2003, in his hometown, at the age of 59, and was buried in Cloverport, Breckinridge, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Everett Franklin Blair
Mary Katherine Clark
Carl Everett or Pete Blair
Samuel Eugene or Tom Blair
Mary Margaret Blair
Richard Keith or Johnny Blair

Parents and Siblings

    Everett Franklin Blair


    Mary Katherine Clark




World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 1

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.
1944 · Kentucky Dam is Completed

Age 1

The Kentucky dam is a hydroelectric dam that spans the Tennessee River between Livingston and Marshall counties in Kentucky. It was completed August 30,1944.

Age 17

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from any of the numerous places in Scotland called Blair, named with Scottish Gaelic blàr (genitive blàir) ‘plain’, ‘field’, especially a battlefield (Irish blár).

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

Story Highlight

Samuel Eugene (Tom) Blair

Samuel E. 'Tom' Blair Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer (KY) | 25 March 2003 CLOVERPORT - Samuel E. "Tom" Blair, 59, of Cloverport died Sunday, March 23, 2003, at his home. The Cloverport native worked a …

Sources (3)

  • Tom Blair in entry for Mary Lagadinos, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Samuel E Tom Blair, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Samuel Eugene Or Tom Blair in entry for Everett F Blair, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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