Thomas Augustus Cathey

1907–1979 (Age 72)
Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Augustus

When Thomas Augustus Cathey was born in 1907, in Arkansas, United States, his father, William Thomas Cathey, was 38 and his mother, sarah m Rummens, was 42. He married Elsie Jane Jackson on 9 December 1939, in Conway, Arkansas, United States. He lived in Liberty Township, Van Buren, Arkansas, United States for about 20 years. He died in 1979, in Arkansas, United States, at the age of 72.

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Thomas Augustus Cathey
Elsie Jane Jackson
Marriage: 9 December 1939

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections
Age 0
The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting
Age 15
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.
Age 20
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of MacCathay, a Galloway surname of unexplained origin, also spelled Cathie.

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

Sources (6)

  • Thomas Cathey in household of William T Cathey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thomas A Cathey in household of Wm T Cathey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas A Cothey in household of Thomas Cothey, "United States Census, 1910"

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