C. W. West

27 September 1927–21 April 1929 (Age 1)
Texas, United States

The Life of C. W.

When C. W. West was born on 27 September 1927, in Texas, United States, his father, Anderson Peeler West Sr, was 22 and his mother, Iris Lee Riley, was 17. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, Wilson, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 21 April 1929, in Texas, United States, at the age of 1.

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Anderson Peeler West Sr
Iris Lee Riley
C. W. West
Rev Calvin Lester West
Iris Lee West
Anderson Peeler West Jr
Helen Jane West
Ora Fae West

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World Events (2)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 2

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

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 regional name for someone who had migrated from further west.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Calvin West in household of Anderson P West, "United States Census, 1930"
  • C W West, "Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • C W West, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"

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