Carroll Burnett Reed

25 March 1926–12 February 2012 (Age 85)
Carson, Texas, United States

The Life of Carroll Burnett

When Carroll Burnett Reed was born on 25 March 1926, in Carson, Texas, United States, his father, Carroll Buckner Reed, was 22 and his mother, Clara Bell Proctor, was 17. He lived in Portales, Roosevelt, New Mexico, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 49 Mesa Rica, San Miguel, New Mexico, United States in 1940. He died on 12 February 2012, in Snelling, Merced, California, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Santa Nella, Merced, California, United States.

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Carroll Burnett Reed
Anna Bernadine Maloy

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Carroll Buckner Reed


    Clara Bell Proctor





    Verda Faye Reed


    Donald Reed


    Dale Lee Reed


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.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 23

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Read 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Carroll B Reed in household of Carroll Reed, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Carroll B Reed in household of Carroll B Reed, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Carroll Burnett Reed, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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