Mildred Jean Altom

1928–2008 (Age 80)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Mildred Jean

When Mildred Jean Altom was born on 22 February 1928, in Missouri, United States, her father, Jesse Franklin Altom, was 39 and her mother, Eva Nolen, was 33. She lived in Richland Township, Scott, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 8 October 2008, in Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States.

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Mildred Jean Altom
Robert Francis Harrington Sr

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  • Female1928–2008Female

  • Robert Francis Harrington Sr


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World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 3

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 21

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

Probably one of several variants of English Halton or Alton , but it could also be an altered form of English Altham, which is a habitational name from Altham in Whalley, Lancashire, named in Old English as ‘river meadow (hamm) of the swans (elfitu)’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mildred G Altum in household of Frank Altum, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mildred J Altom in household of J S Altom, "United States Census, 1940"
  • M. Jean Altom Harrington, "Find A Grave Index"

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