Donald Robert Lortz

Male4 July 1939–12 December 1999

Brief Life History of Donald Robert

When Donald Robert Lortz was born on 4 July 1939, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, his father, Don Cobia Lortz, was 22 and his mother, May Jenie Perry, was 19. He lived in Idaho Falls Election Precinct 3, Bonneville, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 12 December 1999, at the age of 60, and was buried in Schuylerville, Saratoga, Saratoga, New York, United States.

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Don Cobia Lortz
May Jenie Perry
Donald Robert Lortz

Sources (14)

  • Don Robert Lortz in household of Don Lortz, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donald R Lortz, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Dan Robert Lortz, "United States 1950 Census"

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

1941 · The Four Freedoms

Age 2

President Roosevelt spoke in front of Congress and gave a speech on what Freedoms everyone should be granted. First being the Freedom of Speech. Second, the freedom of Religion, Third, The Freedom from Want, and Fourth, the Freedom from Fear. Being a big deal, FDR didn't just say that all people should have these freedoms because Americans already expected these freedoms.

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 16

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

North German (also Lörtz): from a shortened form of the personal name Lorenz .

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

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