Deen Garfield West

14 October 1945–29 March 1969 (Age 23)

The Life Summary of Deen Garfield

When Deen Garfield West was born on 14 October 1945, his father, Bobbie Ray West, was 18 and his mother, Ilena Mae Tanquary, was 18. He died on 29 March 1969, in Tacna, Yuma, Arizona, United States, at the age of 23.

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Family Time Line

Bobbie Ray West
1926–1983
Ilena Mae Tanquary
1927–2006
Deen Garfield West
1945–1969

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World Events (3)

1947 · The Presidential Succession Act
Age 2
The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.
1947 · The CIA is Established
Age 2
The Central Intelligence Agency was created because the U.S. government had need for a group to help detect and subdue any potential threats to the nation.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War
Age 3
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

English and German: from Middle English, Middle High German west ‘west’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived to the west of a settlement, or a habitational name for someone who had migrated from further west.Americanized form of Finnish Vesterinen: from the personal name Vesteri (a short form of Sylvester ) + the surname suffix -nen.History: This name was brought to North America independently by many bearers in the 17th and 18th centuries. Thomas West, 12th Baron De La Warre, was captain general of Virginia in 1610–11. The state of DE is named for him. One of the earliest permanent settlers was Francis West (1606–92), who came to Duxbury, MA, from Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, in or before 1638.

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

Possible Related Names

Western
Sylvester
Westman

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