Gorden Bradley Duck

16 December 1919–26 December 1995 (Age 76)
Columbus, Muscogee, Georgia, United States

The Life of Gorden Bradley

When Gorden Bradley Duck was born on 16 December 1919, in Columbus, Muscogee, Georgia, United States, his father, Fredrick Cumbee Duck, was 34 and his mother, Gertrude Claridy, was 15. He married Leona Grace Leib on 17 October 1942, in Lawrenceville, Lawrence, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 1, Nueces, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 26 December 1995, in Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Augusta, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States.

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Gorden Bradley Duck
Leona Grace Leib
Marriage: 17 October 1942
Gordon B. Duck
Leona Grace Duck
Randell Lee Duck
Frederick C, Duck

Spouse and Children

17 October 1942
Lawrenceville, Lawrence, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 3

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English doke, hence a nickname for someone with some fancied resemblance to a duck or a metonymic occupational name for someone who kept ducks or for a wild fowler.2 Irish: English name adopted as an equivalent of Lohan (an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Leocháin ‘descendant of Leochán’) by mistranslation, as if from lacha ‘duck’.3 Dutch: variant of Duyck . In a German-speaking environment, this is also a variant of ( VAN ) Dyck .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gordon B Duck in household of Frank C Duck, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gordon B Duck in household of Fred C Duck, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gordon B Duck, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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