Burton M Dodson

1 January 1892–2 October 1964 (Age 72)
Shelby, Alabama, United States

The Life of Burton M

When Burton M Dodson was born on 1 January 1892, in Shelby, Alabama, United States, his father, Benjamin A. Dodson, was 30 and his mother, Missouri C. Blackerby, was 26. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, Parker, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 1, McLennan, Texas, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 2 October 1964, in McLennan, Texas, United States, at the age of 72.

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Benjamin A. Dodson
Missouri C. Blackerby
Mackie C. Dodson
Lessie Eulala Dodson
Burton M Dodson
Louis P. Dodson
Geoffery Asberry Dodson
Robert Moses Dodson
George Otis Dodson

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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 2

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 20

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic form of Dodd .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Burton M Dodson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Burton E Dodson in household of Ben A Dodson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Barton E Dodson in household of Ben A Dodson, "United States Census, 1910"

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