Gene Douglas Nutter

Male9 June 1929–4 October 2004

Brief Life History of Gene Douglas

When Gene Douglas Nutter was born on 9 June 1929, in Columbus, Colorado, Texas, United States, his father, William Frank Nutter, was 23 and his mother, Susan Myrtle Baker, was 22. He lived in Shelton Township, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died on 4 October 2004, in Murphy, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 75.

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William Frank Nutter
Susan Myrtle Baker
William R. Nutter
Gene Douglas Nutter

Sources (5)

  • Gene D Nutter in household of William F Nutter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jean Douglas Nutter, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • Gene D Nutter in household of William F Nutter, "United States Census, 1930"

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Siblings (2)

World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

1944 · Congress Passes the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Project

Age 15

The Flood Control Act of 1944 was passed and would later be called the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program. It was named after the authors of the program Lewis A. Pick and William Glenn Sloan. It began as two separate plans but they both had the idea for an irrigation system that would help with the flooding of the Missouri River.

1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 20

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.

Name Meaning


variant of Nuttall .

alternatively, a variant of Nothard, an occupational name from Middle English nout-heard ‘cowherd, cowman’ (Old Norse naut ‘beast, ox’ + Old English hierde ‘herd, herdsman’).

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

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