William Douglas Holt

4 September 1909–16 October 1988 (Age 79)
Payette, Idaho, United States

The Life of William Douglas

When William Douglas Holt was born on 4 September 1909, in Payette, Idaho, United States, his father, Dr. William Statan Holt, was 23 and his mother, Emma Amelia Case, was 21. He married Mildred Evelyn Judy on 4 September 1932, in Yakima, Washington, United States. He lived in Summitview, Yakima, Washington, United States in 1930 and Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 16 October 1988, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 79.

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William Douglas Holt
Mildred Evelyn Judy
Marriage: 4 September 1932

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4 September 1932
Yakima, Washington, United States

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · Women Gain the Right to Vote in Washington

Age 1

On November 8, 1910, Washington became the first state to allow women to vote. This event would lead to the long battle by women in all the states to fight for the right to vote. This would happen 10 years later.

Age 22

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 English, North German, Danish, and Norwegian: topographic name for someone who lived in or by a small wood, Middle English, Middle Low German, Danish, Norwegian holt, or a habitational name from one of the very many places named with this word. In England the surname is widely distributed, but rather more common in Lancashire than elsewhere.2 Shortened form of Dutch van Holt, a habitational name from places named Holt (see 1).

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

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  • Douglas Holt in household of Will Holt, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Douglas Holt in household of Will S Holt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William D Holt in household of William S Holt, "United States Census, 1930"

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