William R. Nutter

Male29 October 1927–5 September 1996

Brief Life History of William R.

When William R. Nutter was born on 29 October 1927, in Nebraska, United States, his father, William Frank Nutter, was 21 and his mother, Susan Myrtle Baker, was 20. He lived in Shelton Township, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died on 5 September 1996, in Lake Jackson, Brazoria, Texas, United States, at the age of 68.

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

Sources (3)

  • William R Nutter in household of William F Nutter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William R. Nutter - Government record: Census record: birth-name: William R. Nutter
  • William R Nutter in household of William F Nutter, "United States Census, 1930"

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World Events (8)

1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 2

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

1944 · Congress Passes the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Project

Age 17

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.

1948 · Strategic Air Command Headquarters Established Near Omaha

Age 21

Strategic Air Command Headquarters moved near Omaha in November of 1948. It consisted of both the United States Department of Defense Specified Command and a United States Air Force Major Command. It was responsible for the strategic nuclear strike forces during the Cold War.

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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