Eugene Calvin Price

4 June 1904–21 May 1945 (Age 40)
Bessemer, Jefferson, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Eugene Calvin

When Eugene Calvin Price was born on 4 June 1904, in Bessemer, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, his father, George Washington Price, was 35 and his mother, Lucy Annaliza Jones, was 36. He married Irie Elizabeth Wood on 22 August 1925, in Sevier, Arkansas, United States. He lived in Oxford, Lafayette, Mississippi, United States in 1920 and Horatio, Sevier, Arkansas, United States in 1925. He died on 21 May 1945, in Kilgore, Gregg, Texas, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Horatio, Sevier, Arkansas, United States.

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Eugene Calvin Price
Irie Elizabeth Wood
Marriage: 22 August 1925

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 August 1925Sevier, Arkansas, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building
    Age 1
    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.
    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 2
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 12
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Rhys ‘son of Rhys’ (see Reece ). This is one of the commonest of Welsh surnames. It has also been established in Ireland since the 14th century.English: nickname from Middle English, Old French pris ‘excellent, noble, highly valued (person)’.Americanized form of Jewish Preuss or Preis .

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Eugene C Price, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Eugene C Price, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
    • Eugene Calvin Price, "Texas, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

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