Irene Cowart

2 April 1926–28 September 1987 (Age 61)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Irene

When Irene Cowart was born on 2 April 1926, in Georgia, United States, her father, Dessie Elmo Cowart, was 22 and her mother, Myrtice Irene Hudson, was 16. She lived in Emanuel, Georgia, United States in 1930 and District 53, Emanuel, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 28 September 1987, in Colorado, United States, at the age of 61.

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Dessie Elmo Cowart
Myrtice Irene Hudson
Irene Cowart
Myra Mae Cowart
Helen Cowart

Parents and Siblings




    Myra Mae Cowart



World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929 · Denver Airport opens

Age 3

On Oct 17 1929, Denver Municipal Airport opens. Later, in 1964, it would be renamed Stapleton International Airport. It would be replaced by Denver International Airport, 31 years later.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 18

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

Probably a variant of English Coward . This name is concentrated in GA.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Irenie Cowart in household of Elins Cowart, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Irene Cowart in household of Elmo Cowart, "United States Census, 1940"

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