Lela Mae Phillips

17 December 1920–January 1999 (Age 78)
San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas, United States

The Life of Lela Mae

When Lela Mae Phillips was born on 17 December 1920, in San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas, United States, her father, Samuel Byrd Phillips, was 55 and her mother, Martha Lela Williams, was 42. She died in January 1999, at the age of 78, and was buried in Ozona, Crockett, Texas, United States.

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Samuel Byrd Phillips
Martha Lela Williams
Maude Ivy Phillips
Arthur Byrd Phillips
Hillery Marshall Phillips
Walter Samuel Phillips
Emma Lou Phillips
Roy Pierce Phillips
Lela Mae Phillips

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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.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 9

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, North German, and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Philip . In North America this name has also absorbed cognate names from other European languages, for example Italian Filippi , Polish Filipowicz .

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

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