Kimbrough Edwin Pugh

19 February 1922–21 February 2002 (Age 80)
Frisco City, Monroe, Alabama, United States

The Life of Kimbrough Edwin

When Kimbrough Edwin Pugh was born on 19 February 1922, in Frisco City, Monroe, Alabama, United States, his father, Forest Terrell Pugh, was 23 and his mother, Retta Vilate Lambert, was 22. He died on 21 February 2002, in Grants Pass, Josephine, Oregon, United States, at the age of 80.

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Forest Terrell Pugh
Retta Vilate Lambert
Clifford Terrell Pugh
Kimbrough Edwin Pugh
Doris Evelyn Pugh

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1941 · The Tuskegee Airmen

Age 19

The first African-American military aviators in the U.S. Army Air Corps were known as the Tuskegee Airmen, after the Tuskegee Army Air Field where they trained. The group flew over 15,000 individual sorties during World War II which earned them over 150 Distinguished Flying Crosses.  
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 22

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Hugh or ap Huw ‘son of Hugh’ ( see Hughes ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Kimbrough E Pugh, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Kimbrough E Pugh, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Kimbrough Edwin Pugh - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: birth-name: Kimbrough Edwin Pugh

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