Dennis Eldon Anderson

1920–1976 (Age 56)
Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Dennis Eldon

When Dennis Eldon Anderson was born on 23 January 1920, in Oklahoma, United States, his father, Will Anderson Petty, was 30 and his mother, Rose Armenda Harris, was 25. He lived in Hobart, Kiowa, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. He died in October 1976, in Loco, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

Will Anderson Petty
Rose Armenda Harris
Elwyn Anderson
Nelson Theo (Bud) Anderson
Marguerite Esta Lynell Anderson
Noel Douglas Anderson
Dennis Eldon Anderson
Nova Lee Teady Elizabeth Anderson
Othal Dale Anderson
R E Anderson
E.D. Anderson
Zelda Oleta Anderson
Zada Lavern Anderson

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World Events (8)

1921 · Tulsa Race Massacre

Age 1

 By 1921, Tulsa was a booming city with a population of over one hundred thousand, with ten thousand African Americans in the Greenwood District. Crime rates in Tulsa soared and vigilantism was present. An incident occurred with Dick Rowland, an African American shoe shiner, and Sara Page, a white elevator operator. Reports claim Rowland stepped on Page’s foot and she let out a scream. The newspaper reported Rowland attempted to rape Page. Rowland was arrested and white vigilantes demanded the sheriff to hand over Rowland for lynching. An armed group of African American men went to the courthouse to aid in protecting Rowland from the mob. The group was turned away and a shot was fired between the white and African American groups, which ignited a riot. While buildings in Tulsa were burned, a major effort by whites focused mainly on the Greenwood District which was burned to the ground and many were shot. Over 30 people were killed and many were injured in the riots. 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 15

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Andrew's son

Sources (1)

  • Dennis Anderson in household of Will Anderson, "United States Census, 1930"

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