Ida Tompkins

27 July 1887–5 July 1964 (Age 76)
Waller, Texas, United States

The Life of Ida

When Ida Tompkins was born on 27 July 1887, in Waller, Texas, United States, her father, Arthur Clark Tompkins, was 32 and her mother, Westchina Franceska Norwood, was 32. She lived in Ennis, Ellis, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 5 July 1964, in Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Hempstead Cemetery, Hempstead, Waller, Texas, United States.

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Arthur Clark Tompkins
Westchina Franceska Norwood
Elliot Nelson Tompkins
Clara Tompkins
Arthur Garfield Tompkins
Ida Tompkins
Janie Julia Tompkins

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 7

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.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 21

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Thomas .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ida Mccanless in household of Hix Mccanless, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ida Mahon Tompkins, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • Ida Tompkins McCanless, "Find A Grave Index"

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