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
1881–1956
Iva A Spiker
1884–about 1949
Opal Leith Gwin
1904–1986
Keith Melvin Gwin
1905–2002
Freda Aleta Gwin
1907–1982
Kenneth Gwin
1910–2002
Cameron Wayne Gwin
1914–1998
Vennor Gwinn
1915–2001
Nardy V Gwin
1920–1983
Arden Lowe Gwin
1921–1979
Wendall Archie Gwin
1923–2000
Denzel I. Gwin
1924–2010
James Vernon Gwin
1927–2005

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World Events (8)

1929
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.

Possible Related Names

Guin
Gwynne
Gwyn
Gwinn
Gwynn
Winn

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

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