Wendell Arthur Shaffer

30 August 1926–31 May 2002 (Age 75)
Marble Falls, Burnet, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Wendell Arthur

When Wendell Arthur Shaffer was born on 30 August 1926, in Marble Falls, Burnet, Texas, United States, his father, John Henry Shaffer Jr., was 57 and his mother, Iris Gertrude Hays, was 34. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, Burnet, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 31 May 2002, in Austin, Travis, Texas, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States.

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World Events (8)

Age 1
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives
Age 3
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.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act
Age 21
The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schaffer ‘steward’ or of Schaefer ‘shepherd’.

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

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Sources (12)

  • Wendell Shaffer in household of John H Shaffer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Windel Shaffer in household of Iris Shaffer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wendell Arthur Shoffer, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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