Donald Leo Coombes

21 August 1922–28 January 2005 (Age 82)
Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Donald Leo

When Donald Leo Coombes was born on 21 August 1922, in Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, United States, his father, Clyde Patrick Coombes, was 33 and his mother, Anna Margaret Schroeder, was 32. He married Flossie Delores Foushee in 1944. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 28 January 2005, in Milbank, Grant, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, United States.

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Donald Leo Coombes
Flossie Delores Foushee
Marriage: 1944
Donna Marie Coombes

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    Donna Marie Coombes


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    Leola Coombes



    Florence L Coombes


    Lester J Coombes


    Stanley J Coombes


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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 1

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Coombs .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Donald Coombs in household of Anna Coombs, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donald Coombes, "South Dakota State Census, 1935"
  • Donald L Coombes, "South Dakota State Census, 1925"

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