Ronald Garland BUCKNER Sr

14 July 1940–4 May 1987 (Age 46)
Wyandotte, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life of Ronald Garland

When Ronald Garland BUCKNER Sr was born on 14 July 1940, his father, Garland Buckner, was 28 and his mother, Jessie James PROCTOR, was 25. He lived in Southgate, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1987. He died on 4 May 1987, in Wyandotte, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Michigan Memorial Park, Flat Rock, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

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Ronald Garland BUCKNER Sr
Barbara L. BUCKNER

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · The Four Freedoms

Age 1

President Roosevelt spoke in front of Congress and gave a speech on what Freedoms everyone should be granted. First being the Freedom of Speech. Second, the freedom of Religion, Third, The Freedom from Want, and Fourth, the Freedom from Fear. Being a big deal, FDR didn't just say that all people should have these freedoms because Americans already expected these freedoms.
1954 · Worlds Largest Christmas Store

Age 14

Wally Bronner opened what would become the world's largest Christmas Store in 1954 as a result of successfully creating custom Christmas panels for city lampposts. Since then, the Frankenmuth store has expanded to a 27 acre landscaped lot with over 50,000 Christmas related items in his store. Bronner's attracts over two million guests per year.

Name Meaning

Variant of German Buchner .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Buckner, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"
  • Ronald Buckner in entry for C Gene Buckner, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Buckner, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000"

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