Ondrau Creel Garrett

Male13 April 1943–5 June 2001

Brief Life History of Ondrau Creel

When Ondrau Creel Garrett was born on 13 April 1943, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, his father, Fred Clarence Garrett, was 37 and his mother, Lela Mae Mitchell, was 35. He died on 5 June 2001, at the age of 58, and was buried in Memory Hill Gardens, Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States.

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Fred Clarence Garrett
Lela Mae Mitchell
Don Clarence Garrett
Douglas Stanley Garrett
Ondrau Creel Garrett

Sources (6)

  • Andre C Garrett, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Ondrau C Garrett, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Ondrau Crell Garrett, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

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Siblings (3)

World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 1

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.

1953 · The Better Community Council is Organized to Fight Discrimination

Age 10

The Better Community Council was organized in May 1953 to fight against racial discrimination. The council was involved in speaking out about injustices such as segregated bathrooms, public swimming pools, and public restaurants. The council also lobbied local businesses to sign non-discrimination policies.


Age 17

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English (southern): from the Middle English personal name Gerad, a variant of either Gerald or Gerard .

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

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