Donald Leroy Grant

20 January 1937–10 February 2004 (Age 67)
Alliance, Box Butte, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Donald Leroy

Donald Leroy Grant was born on 20 January 1937, in Alliance, Box Butte, Nebraska, United States as the son of George Grant and Irene Hoffman. He married Joyce Elaine Yerger in 1958, in Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, United States. He died on 10 February 2004, in Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Donald Leroy Grant
1937–2004
Joyce Elaine Yerger
1939–2004
Marriage: 1958

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1958Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (1)

    World Events (8)

    1941
    Age 4
    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
    1944 · Congress Passes the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Project
    Age 7
    The Flood Control Act of 1944 was passed and would later be called the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program. It was named after the authors of the program Lewis A. Pick and William Glenn Sloan. It began as two separate plans but they both had the idea for an irrigation system that would help with the flooding of the Missouri River.
    1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins
    Age 18
    The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

    Name Meaning

    1 English and (especially) Scottish (of Norman origin), and French: nickname from Anglo-Norman French graund, graunt ‘tall’, ‘large’ (Old French grand, grant, from Latin grandis), given either to a person of remarkable size, or else in a relative way to distinguish two bearers of the same personal name, often representatives of different generations within the same family.2 English and Scottish: from a medieval personal name, probably a survival into Middle English of the Old English byname Granta ( see Grantham ).3 Probably a respelling of German Grandt or Grand .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Grand
    Grandt
    Degrand
    Grantham
    Grandin

    Sources (4)

    • Donald L Grant, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
    • Donald Leroy Grant in entry for Jeffery Scott Grant and Tanya Laneen Saxton, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
    • Donald L Grant, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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