James Vernon Gwin

26 August 1927–1 July 2005 (Age 77)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of James Vernon

When James Vernon Gwin was born on 26 August 1927, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, Clyde Joseph Gwin, was 45 and his mother, Iva A Spiker, was 42. He died on 1 July 2005, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Clyde Joseph Gwin
Iva A Spiker
1884–about 1949
Opal Leith Gwin
Keith Melvin Gwin
Freda Aleta Gwin
Kenneth Gwin
Cameron Wayne Gwin
Vennor Gwinn
Nardy V Gwin
Arden Lowe Gwin
Wendall Archie Gwin
Denzel I. Gwin
James Vernon Gwin

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World Events (8)

Age 2
13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1932 · Wisconsin Passes First Unemployment Compensation Law
Age 5
The nation's first unemployment compensation law was passed in Wisconsin on January 28, 1932.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War
Age 21
The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

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 .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: James Vernon Gwin - Published information: Family genealogies: birth-name: James Vernon Gwin

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