Chet George Prestwich

8 November 1947–3 August 1997 (Age 49)
Patterson, Lemhi, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Chet George

When Chet George Prestwich was born on 8 November 1947, in Patterson, Lemhi, Idaho, United States, his father, Clynn Draper Prestwich, was 30 and his mother, Agnes Ellen Galles, was 25. He had at least 1 daughter. He died on 3 August 1997, in Wynnewood, Garvin, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Wynnewood, Garvin, Oklahoma, United States.

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Chet George Prestwich
Teresa Denine Prestwich

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World Events (8)

1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War
Age 1
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.
1950 · Ruling Eliminates Discrimination in Higher Learning
Age 3
Supreme Court case McLaurin v. Oklahoma State Regents School ruled that public institutions of higher learning could not discriminate due to race. 
1961 · The Twenty-Third Amendment
Age 14
The Twenty-third Amendment gives the residents in the District of Columbia the right to vote in presidential elections and to give the district electors in the Electoral College.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place in Lancashire (now Greater Manchester), so called from Old English prēost ‘priest’ + wīc ‘outlying settlement’, or from other places with the same derivation. Variants such as Prestidge, Prestage, etc., parallel the local pronunciation of the Lancashire name. Compare Preston .

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

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Sources (8)

  • Chester Prestwich in household of Clynn Draper Prestwich, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Chet George Prestwich in household of Clynn D Prestwich, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Chet George Prestwich in entry for Cynthia L Prestwich, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

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