Stanley Ronald Nichols

Brief Life History of Stanley Ronald

When Stanley Ronald Nichols was born on 23 July 1915, in Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, his father, William Nichols, was 50 and his mother, Emily Mary Ann Pool Strawbridge, was 42. He married Lorna Iris Scholes on 19 February 1949, in New Zealand. He died on 27 March 1986, at the age of 70.

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Stanley Ronald Nichols
Lorna Iris Scholes
Marriage: 19 February 1949

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    1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

    The Ross Dependency is a New Zealand dependency located on the Antarctician Continent. It is the only settlement on the Antartica that is claimed by a sovereign nation. New Zealand still owns claim even after the Antarctic Treaty that was signed in 1959 by 11 other nations. 


    WWII. Troops from New Zealand see action in Europe, North Africa and the Pacific during World War II.

    1943 · Eleanor Roosevelt Visits During War

    Anna Eleanor Roosevelt visited New Zealand during the calmer years of World War II in the Pacific. It was the first time that a first lady of the United States had visited the country alone without their husband. 

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Nichol , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognates from other languages, e.g. Croatian and Serbian Nikolić (see Nikolic ); see also below.

    Americanized form of various like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

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