Alson Thomas Hoskins

1 November 1885–1964 (Age 78)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Alson Thomas

When Alson Thomas Hoskins was born on 1 November 1885, in Missouri, United States, his father, Thomas Edward Hoskins, was 29 and his mother, Rebecca Jane Roach, was 23. He lived in Polk Township, Sullivan, Missouri, United States in 1900. He died in 1964, at the age of 79.

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Thomas Edward Hoskins
Rebecca Jane Roach
William Hoskins
Alson Thomas Hoskins
Jasper Hoskins
Lou Edward Hoskins

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Edward Hoskins





World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 19

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 21

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Hoskin .2 Variant of Dutch Hosekin, a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of hose (garments for the legs), from Middle Low German hose ‘hose’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Abson T Hoskins in household of Thomas E Hoskins, "United States Census, 1900"

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