William Darrell VanHoose

14 June 1921–13 August 1993 (Age 72)
Wenatchee, Chelan, Washington, United States

The Life of William Darrell

When William Darrell VanHoose was born on 14 June 1921, in Wenatchee, Chelan, Washington, United States, his father, Cameron Vanhoose, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth E. Walker, was 30. He lived in Lewis, Washington, United States in 1930 and Wenatchee Election Precinct H, Chelan, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 13 August 1993, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 72, and was buried in Ridgefield, Clark, Washington, United States.

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

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

Age 2

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.
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 19

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Van Huise, a habitational name for someone from any of the many places in the Netherlands and Belgium named with huis ‘house’.

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

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  • William D Van Hoose in household of Elizabeth Van Hoose, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Billy Vanhoose in household of Elizabeth Vanhoose, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mr William D Van Hoose, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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