Oscar Franklin Gibson

24 November 1895–11 May 1980 (Age 84)
Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Oscar Franklin

When Oscar Franklin Gibson was born on 24 November 1895, in Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States, his father, Con Jackson Gibson, was 22 and his mother, Rosa Lee Osburn, was 16. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, McLennan, Texas, United States in 1900 and Fort Gibson, Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. He died on 11 May 1980, in Proviso Township, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States.

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 1
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.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered
Age 6
"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
Age 23
To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Gibb (a pet form of Gilbert) + son, hence ‘son of Gibb’. The name is very common in Ireland, having arrived in that country in the 17th century. It is also occasionally adopted for Ó Gibealláin, see Giblin .

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

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Sources (6)

  • Oscar Gibson in household of Leon J Gibson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Oscar Frank Gibson, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • Oscar Gibson, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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