Floyd DeWitt Perkins

19 October 1924–28 June 2002 (Age 77)
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life of Floyd DeWitt

When Floyd DeWitt Perkins was born on 19 October 1924, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, his father, Floyd DeWitt Perkins, was 38 and his mother, Marion Agnes McCurdy, was 28. He married Patricia Kathleen O'Shea on 16 October 1948, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 28 June 2002, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 77.

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Floyd DeWitt Perkins
Patricia Kathleen O'Shea
Marriage: 16 October 1948
Patricia Ann Perkins

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16 October 1948
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)

1925 · The Goodman Theatre

Age 1

The Goodman Theatre was founded as a tribute to the Chicago playwright Kenneth Sawyer Goodman, who died in the Great Influenza Pandemic in 1918. The theater was funded by his parents, who donated $250,000 to the Art Institute of Chicago. The first theater was designed by Howard Van Doren Shaw and its opening ceremony was performed on October 20. 

Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 21

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Perkin , also found throughout mid and south Wales.2 Dutch: patronymic from a pet form of Peer, a Dutch form of Peter .

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

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  • Floyd J Perkins in household of Floyd D Perkins, "United States Census, 1930"

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