Edward Waldo Fitzgerald

15 October 1928–18 February 2009 (Age 80)
Arlington, Tarrant, Texas, United States

The Life of Edward Waldo

When Edward Waldo Fitzgerald was born on 15 October 1928, in Arlington, Tarrant, Texas, United States, his father, Cledus Delone Fitzgerald, was 26 and his mother, Ruby Jewell Harrison, was 23. He married Ida Arvilla Marston on 5 July 1952, in Hayward, Alameda, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Justice Precinct 2, Tarrant, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 18 February 2009, in Arlington, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Waldo Fitzgerald
Ida Arvilla Marston
Marriage: 5 July 1952
Edward Michael Fitzgerald

Spouse and Children

5 July 1952
Hayward, Alameda, California, United States


    Edward Michael Fitzgerald


Parents and Siblings



    Cledus Monroe Fitzgerald


    Harold Thomas Fitzgerald



World Events (8)


Age 1

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.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 1

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.

Age 22

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglo-Norman French patronymic from the personal name Gerald ( see Garrett ). The name was formed by the addition of the Anglo-Norman French prefix fi(t)z ‘son of’ (Latin filius) to the personal name. The Gaelicized form Mac Gearailt is common in the Gaelic-speaking areas of West Kerry.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward Waldo Fitzgerald, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Edward Fitzgerald in household of C D Fitzgerald, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edward Fitzgerald in household of Cledus Fitzgerald, "United States Census, 1930"

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