Milton Harding Huddleston

Brief Life History of Milton Harding

When Milton Harding Huddleston was born in 1921, his father, Charles Bud Huddleston, was 23 and his mother, Ada Hill, was 24. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Frances Laverne Crihfield. He lived in Shelby, Tennessee, United States in 1950. He died on 7 February 2004, in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 83.

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Milton Harding Huddleston
Frances Laverne Crihfield
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Sources (7)

  • Milton H Huddleston, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Milton Huddleston, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Milton H Huddleston in entry for Michael Henry Huddleston and Gayle Joy McDaniel, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

1931 · The Parthenon is Built

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

1944 · The G.I Bill

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: habitational name from Huddleston (Yorkshire), from an Old English personal name Hūdel (genitive Hūdeles; see Huddle ) + Old English tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

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

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