Thomas W Atchison

1909–1985 (Age 75)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Thomas W

When Thomas W Atchison was born on 10 June 1909, in Iowa, United States, his father, James Elmer Atchison, was 29 and his mother, Susan Ann Brunson, was 25. He married Ida M Stefan about 1930, in Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States. He lived in Prescott, Pierce, Wisconsin, United States in 1920 and Rhinelander, Oneida, Wisconsin, United States in 1930. He died in March 1985, in Ramsey, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Mahtomedi, Washington, Minnesota, United States.

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Thomas W Atchison
Ida M Stefan
Marriage: about 1930

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  • Male1909–1985Male

  • Ida M Stefan


about 1930
Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 4

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Age 20

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: palatalized form of Atkinson or Addison , each a patronymic from one of the many medieval pet forms of Adam , for example Atty, Addie, and (with the diminutive suffix -kin) Atkin, Aitkin, and Adkin.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Thomas W Atchison in household of James E Atchison, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thomas W Atchison in household of John Stefan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas W Atchison in household of James Atchison, "United States Census, 1910"

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