When James Vernon Gwin was born on 26 August 1927, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, Abner Ashberry Gwin, was 27 and his mother, Cora D Smith, was 21. He died on 1 July 2005, in Davidson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Waverly, Humphreys, Tennessee, United States.
Welsh: from gwyn ‘fair, white’, also sometimes ‘white-headed; favorite’. This word was widely used as a personal name in the Middle Ages. It may also be a nickname for a person with fair hair or a noticeably pale complexion. See also Winn .