Marvin Kenneth Henson

9 March 1937–25 July 2009 (Age 72)
Gadsden, Etowah, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Marvin Kenneth

When Marvin Kenneth Henson was born on 9 March 1937, in Gadsden, Etowah, Alabama, United States, his father, Thomas Collins Henson, was 29 and his mother, Lela Mae Parton, was 24. He died on 25 July 2009, in Saint Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida, United States, at the age of 72.

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World Events (8)

Age 4
Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II
Age 4
Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.
1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act
Age 19
With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal names Hen, Hend(e), or Hendy (pet forms of Henry or Hendry ) + son. Compare Henderson . Hendy may also have been derived from Middle English hendy ‘courteous’, used as a personal name (see Hendy ).English: perhaps sometimes a variant of Hainson, a patronymic meaning ‘son of Hayne’; see Hain 2.English: in Devon, where patronymics in -son rarely originated, perhaps a variant of Hingston .

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

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