Thomas Elbert Dawson

6 June 1928–27 January 1996 (Age 67)
Fort Payne, DeKalb, Alabama, United States

The Life of Thomas Elbert

When Thomas Elbert Dawson was born on 6 June 1928, in Fort Payne, DeKalb, Alabama, United States, his father, Emra Otto Dawson, was 23 and his mother, Eva Mae Prewett, was 21. He lived in Rural, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 16 Blue Pond, DeKalb, Alabama, United States in 1940. He died on 27 January 1996, at the age of 67, and was buried in DeKalb, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Emra Otto Dawson
1905–1944
Eva Mae Prewett
1906–1990
Thomas Elbert Dawson
1928–1996
Ellen Lynnette Dawson
1929–2014
Jenell Dawson
1931–2013
Ruben Arther Dawson
1939–1956
Patricia Ruth Dawson
1941–2010

Parents and Siblings

    Male1905–1944Male

    Eva Mae Prewett

    Female1906–1990Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1929

Age 1

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.
1932 · Wisconsin Passes First Unemployment Compensation Law

Age 4

The nation's first unemployment compensation law was passed in Wisconsin on January 28, 1932.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 19

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Daw 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • T Elbert Dawson in household of Emery O Dawson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elbert Dawson in household of Emory Dawson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thomas E. Dawson, "Find A Grave Index"

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