Edgar Armine Overbey

May 1888–18 December 1953 (Age 65)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Edgar Armine

When Edgar Armine Overbey was born in May 1888, in Missouri, United States, his father, William Wesley Overbey, was 29 and his mother, Hattie Traxler, was 17. He lived in Barstow, Ward, Texas, United States in 1900. He died on 18 December 1953, at the age of 65, and was buried in Moody, McLennan, Texas, United States.

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Edgar Armine Overbey
1888–1953
Modest Clyde Faulkner
1891–1977

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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 6

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 16

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 18

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

Norwegian or Danish: variant of Overby .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Armine Overbey in household of Wm W Overbey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edgar Armine Overbey, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • Edgar Armine Overbey, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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