William Partick Gladney

1 February 1920–13 July 2010 (Age 90)
Homer, Claiborne, Louisiana, United States

The Life of William Partick

When William Partick Gladney was born on 1 February 1920, in Homer, Claiborne, Louisiana, United States, his father, Dr James Frank Gladney Sr, was 35 and his mother, Jemmie Nelson, was 34. He married Paulanna Ruth Harkins on 11 June 1948, in Hutto, Williamson, Texas, United States. He lived in Ward Seven, Claiborne, Louisiana, United States in 1940. He died on 13 July 2010, in Homer, Claiborne, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Arlington Cemetery, Homer, Claiborne, Louisiana, United States.

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William Partick Gladney
Paulanna Ruth Harkins
Marriage: 11 June 1948

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11 June 1948
Hutto, Williamson, Texas, United States

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

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

Age 3

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 24

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: unexplained.

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

Sources (2)

  • Pat Gladney in household of J F Gladney, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Patrick Gladney in household of Janes F Gladney, "United States Census, 1930"

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