Lawrence Millard Eckman

4 July 1908–11 June 1979 (Age 70)
Washington, United States

The Life Summary of Lawrence Millard

When Lawrence Millard Eckman was born on 4 July 1908, in Washington, United States, his father, Carl Frederick Ekman, was 48 and his mother, Hilda Amanda Holmquist, was 41. He married Reathel Holt in 1921, in Georgia, United States. He lived in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States in 1910. He died on 11 June 1979, in Georgia, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Lawrence Millard Eckman
1908–1979
Reathel Holt
1908–1995
Marriage: 1921

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed
Age 1
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.
1910 · Women Gain the Right to Vote in Washington
Age 2
On November 8, 1910, Washington became the first state to allow women to vote. This event would lead to the long battle by women in all the states to fight for the right to vote. This would happen 10 years later.
1940 · Galloping Gertie
Age 32
Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.

Name Meaning

German (Eckmann) and Jewish: see Eckmann .

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

Possible Related Names

Eckmann

Sources (1)

  • Laurence M Eckman in household of Carl F Eckman, "United States Census, 1910"

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