Mary Eleanor Orsburn

17 January 1913–6 December 1995 (Age 82)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Mary Eleanor

When Mary Eleanor Orsburn was born on 17 January 1913, in Arkansas, United States, her father, Madison Monroe Orsburn, was 41 and her mother, Mattie Ellena Young, was 30. She lived in Okolona, Clark, Arkansas, United States in 1940. She died on 6 December 1995, in Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 82.

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Early Otis Dabbs
Mary Eleanor Orsburn

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Madison Monroe Orsburn





World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

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.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 9

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Osborne .

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

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  • Mary E Orsburn in household of Madison M Orsburn, "United States Census, 1940"

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