Thomas Z Cowan (1911 - 1988)

Thomas Z Cowan
1911 - 1988
updated February 06, 2019
Thomas Z Cowan was born on July 31, 1911. He died on December 16, 1988 at 77 years old. We know that Thomas Z Cowan had been residing in Springdale, Washington County, Arkansas 72764.
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Thomas Z Cowan passed away on December 16, 1988 at 77 years of age. He was born on July 31, 1911. We are unaware of information about Thomas's family or relationships. We know that Thomas Z Cowan had been residing in Springdale, Washington County, Arkansas 72764.
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In 1911, in the year that Thomas Z Cowan was born, the United States Supreme Court broke up Standard Oil in May. John D. Rockefeller established Standard Oil in 1870 and it was the largest oil refinery at the time. The Supreme Court found that Standard Oil of New Jersey (one of the many iterations of Standard Oil) was guilty of "monopolizing the petroleum industry through a series of abusive and anticompetitive actions". The Court broke up the several entities that comprised Standard Oil and they eventually became competing firms.

In 1927, he was 16 years old when 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

In 1955, when he was 44 years old, on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1974, he was 63 years old when on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

In 1988, in the year of Thomas Z Cowan's passing, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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c. 1920 - Apr 9, 1940
c. 1894 - Dec 1, 1942
c. 1877 - Apr 28, 1915
c. 1891 - Apr 19, 1917
Unknown - Apr 25, 1918
c. 1896 - Jul 1, 1916
c. 1890 - Nov 19, 1914
c. 1893 - May 2, 1918
c. 1927 - Unknown
c. 1928 - Unknown
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c. 1922 - Unknown
c. 1924 - Unknown

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