Herbert Wesley Cartwright

10 June 1919–February 1979 (Age 59)
Sioux Township, Clay, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Herbert Wesley

When Herbert Wesley Cartwright was born on 10 June 1919, in Sioux Township, Clay, Iowa, United States, his father, William Clyde Cartwright, was 36 and his mother, Georgiana Pearl Bancroft, was 39. He lived in Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States for about 7 years and Scioto Township, Ross, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died in February 1979, in Twin Falls, Idaho, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Wells Cemetery, Wells, Elko, Nevada, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Clyde Cartwright
1882–1959
Georgiana Pearl Bancroft
1879–1961
Mary Kathryn “Kate” Irvin
1904–1985
William Neal Cartwright
1914–1960
Isabella Georgia Cartwright
1916–2007
Georgia A Cartwright
1917–
Herbert Wesley Cartwright
1919–1979
Lucille Maxine Cartwright
1921–2008
Bonnie Gaye Cartwright
1924–1924

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World Events (8)

1920
Age 1
The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi
Age 3
The Karlowa Radio Corporation, in Davenport, was issued a new license for broadcasting and with it they were randomly assigned call letters of WOC. The small studio was the first to reach the Iowa area and was identified as one of 21 stations that were desirable because of coverage area and performance. In September 1927, WOC became a member of the new NBC radio network and still is today. In 1932, Ronald Reagan got his first broadcasting job at WOC as a sportscaster and he returned in 1988 after his presidency tour. WOC is the oldest surviving broadcasting station in the middle Mississippi Valley and was the first to keep logs on their electrical consumption and their on-air programming.
1935 · The FBI is Established
Age 16
The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of carts, from Middle English cart(e) + wright ‘craftsman’ ( see Wright ). The surname is attested from the late 13th century, although the vocabulary word does not occur before the 15th century.

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

Possible Related Names

Gathright
Catrett
Cartright
Wright
Courtwright
Cutright
Courtright

Sources (8)

  • Herbert Cartwright, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hubert W Cartwright in household of William Cartwright, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Herbert W Cartwright in household of Clyde W Cartwright, "United States Census, 1930"

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