Rex Rohr Combs

1895–1968 (Age 72)
Tariff, Roane, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Rex Rohr

When Rex Rohr Combs was born on 11 November 1895, in Tariff, Roane, West Virginia, United States, his father, John Millian Combs, was 43 and his mother, Julia Ann Tallman, was 41. He married Lena Jane Holland in 1916, in Roane, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Midland, Michigan, United States in 1935 and Chippewa Township, Isabella, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 14 July 1968, in Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States, at the age of 72.

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Rex Rohr Combs
Lena Jane Holland
Marriage: 1916
Woodrow Donvil Combs
Edith A Combs
Rex Mayford Combs
William H Combs

Spouse & Children

Roane, West Virginia, United States


  • Woodrow Donvil Combs


  • Edith A Combs


  • Rex Mayford Combs


  • William H Combs


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 8

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

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

1 Northern Irish: reduced form of McCombs .2 English: variant of Coombs .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Rex Combs in household of John M Combs, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Rex Combs in household of John M Combs, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rex Combs, "United States Census, 1920"

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