Irving Grant Tate

Brief Life History of Irving Grant

When Irving Grant Tate was born on 26 September 1900, in Westmoreland, Virginia, United States, his father, Thomas Lewis Tate Jr., was 29 and his mother, Airra Ann Balderson, was 30. He married Vanita Mae Worrell in 1926, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Montross, Westmoreland, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 29 June 1938, in Westmoreland, Virginia, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Smith Hill, Westmoreland, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Irving Grant Tate
1900–1938
Vanita Mae Worrell
1901–1993
Marriage: 1926
Clara Williams Tate
1926–2020
Irving Grant Tate
1935–1935

Sources (9)

  • Irving Tates in household of Thomas G Tates, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Irving Grant Tate, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Irving Grant Tate, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

1901 · Maggie Lena Walker Opens Bank

Maggie Lena Walker was the first African American and woman to open a bank. She opened the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank on August 20, 1901. She encouraged the young people to start saving their pennies in her bank and when they hit a hundred pennies they could start a bank account with the bank.

1912 · The Girl Scouts

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 (northern):

from an unrecorded Middle English personal name Tate (Old English Tāta, from tāt ‘happy’).

usually a variant of Tait .

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

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