Tom Dumas Lasly

1892–1956 (Age 64)
Goldthwaite, Mills, Texas, United States

The Life of Tom Dumas

When Tom Dumas Lasly was born on 16 January 1892, in Goldthwaite, Mills, Texas, United States, his father, Flanders Kuykendall Lasly, was 43 and his mother, Nancy Jane Hollis Dumas, was 35. He married Florence Viola Welch on 4 January 1913, in Goldthwaite, Mills, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Pioneer, Eastland, Texas, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 20 Oil Center, Lea, New Mexico, United States in 1940. He died on 29 February 1956, in Seminole, Gaines, Texas, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Goldthwaite, Mills, Texas, United States.

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Tom Dumas Lasly
Florence Viola Welch
Marriage: 4 January 1913
Waldene Lasly
LTC Walter D Lasly
Ruby Lorraine Lasly
Mark Leroi Lasly

Spouse & Children

4 January 1913
Goldthwaite, Mills, Texas, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Flanders Kuykendall Lasly


  • Nancy Jane Hollis Dumas




World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 2

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.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced form of Mullally .2 French (L’Ally): habitational name for someone who came from either of two places called Ally.3 French: variant of Laly, a habitational name from a place so named.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Tom D Lasly, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thomas D Lasly in household of F Ca*Ik Lasly, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Tom D Lasly, "United States Census, 1930"

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