Higdon Ingram (1913 - 1984)

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Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida

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Alice Mary Ingram

Alice Mary Ingram

Christopher Allen Ingram

Christopher Allen Ingram

Donald Lynn Ingram

Donald Lynn Ingram

James Ingram Obituary

James Ingram Obituary

Louisa (Hayes) Switzer Kidder

Louisa (Hayes) Switzer Kidder

Ingram|Johnson family

Ingram|Johnson family

Ingram family, 1945

Ingram family, 1945

James & Jolea Ingram family

James & Jolea Ingram family

Ethel Ingram  1940

Ethel Ingram 1940

Ethel Juanita Ingram

Ethel Juanita Ingram

Jolea & James Ingram, 1919

Jolea & James Ingram, 1919

James & Jimmie Ingram

James & Jimmie Ingram

James Wesley Barnhisel Ingram

James Wesley Barnhisel Ingram

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Fred & Louisa Switzer Kidder Alice Mary Ingram Christopher Allen Ingram Donald Lynn Ingram

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1913 - In the year that Higdon Ingram was born, ratified in February the 16th Amendment, establishing a Federal income tax, became law. Previously, customs duties (tariffs) and excise taxes were the primary sources of federal revenue. With the passage of the 16th Amendment, incomes of couples exceeding $4,000, as well as those of single persons earning $3,000 or more, were subject to a 1% Federal tax (that would be about $98,000 and $74,000 now). Rates rose to 7% for incomes over half a million dollars. Less than 1% of the population was subject to income tax.

1926 - At the age of merely 13 years old, Higdon was alive when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

1959 - By the time this person was 46 years old, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

1965 - Higdon was 52 years old when from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

1984 - In the year of Higdon Ingram's passing, on January 1, "Baby Bells" were created. AT&T had been the provider of telephone service (and equipment) in the United States. The company kept Western Electric, Bell Labs, and AT&T Long Distance. Seven new regional companies (the Baby Bells) covered local telephone service and were separately owned. AT&T lost 70% of its book value due to this move.

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Higdon Ingram died in March 1984 at 70 years old. No cause of death has been entered for Higdon. Higdon was born on May 9, 1913. We are unaware of information about Higdon's family. We know that Higdon Ingram had been residing in Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida.

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