Gerald Osborn Watkins

MaleNovember 1940–about 1978

Brief Life History of Gerald Osborn

When Gerald Osborn Watkins was born in November 1940, in Washington, United States, his father, Ralph Osborn Watkins, was 42 and his mother, Helen Margaret Soden, was 35. He lived in Okanogan, Washington, United States in 1949 and King, Washington, United States in 1950. He died about 1978, in Washington, United States, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Osborn Watkins
Helen Margaret Soden
Robert Earl Watkins
Clara Louise Watkins
Ralph Leroy Watkins
Gerald Osborn Watkins
1940–about 1978

Sources (4)

  • Gerald Watkins, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Gerald Osborn Watkins - Government record: birth: 27 November 1940; Chehalis, Lewis, Washington, United States
  • Jerald Osborn Watkins, "United States 1950 Census"

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Siblings (4)

World Events (8)


Age 1

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

1948 · KING-TV 

Age 8

In 1948, KING-TV was the first TV station not just in Washington, but the whole Pacific Northwest. It is an NBC tv station licensed to Seattle and Tacoma.

1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 11

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: variant of Watkin , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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