Calvin Elbert Dodson

20 May 1873–23 June 1953 (Age 80)
Tarrant, Texas, United States

The Life of Calvin Elbert

When Calvin Elbert Dodson was born on 20 May 1873, in Tarrant, Texas, United States, his father, Constant Dodson, was 62 and his mother, Louvinia Finley Young, was 30. He married Rosa Jane Murray on 11 May 1901, in Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Handley, Tarrant, Texas, United States in 1920 and Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States for about 9 years. He died on 23 June 1953, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States.

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Calvin Elbert Dodson
Rosa Jane Murray
Marriage: 11 May 1901
Clarence Calvin Dodson
Helen Louise Dodson

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11 May 1901
Texas, United States


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Age 3

Historical Boundaries: 1876: Tarrant, Texas, United States
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic form of Dodd .

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

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  • Calvin Elbert Dodson, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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