Woodrow Wilson Herbert

23 March 1915–28 July 1985 (Age 70)
Sparta, Bell, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Woodrow Wilson

When Woodrow Wilson Herbert was born on 23 March 1915, in Sparta, Bell, Texas, United States, his father, Joseph Zealous Herbert, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth Emaline Oswalt, was 31. He married Cleo Virginia Crass on 9 February 1935, in Austin, Travis, Texas, United States. He lived in Bell, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 1, Irion, Texas, United States in 1940. His occupation is listed as co-owner of san angelo elevator & newman feed mill in San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas, United States. He died on 28 July 1985, in San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens, Tom Green, Texas, United States.

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Woodrow Wilson Herbert
Cleo Virginia Crass
Marriage: 9 February 1935

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  • Marriage
    9 February 1935Austin, Travis, Texas, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 1
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
    1929 · The Great Depression Arrives
    Age 14
    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.
    1935 · The FBI is Established
    Age 20
    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

    German, English, and French: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements heri, hari ‘army’ + berht ‘bright, famous’. In Britain, this Old French name, introduced by the Normans, reinforced the less common Old English cognate Herebeorht. The surname was taken to Ireland after the Anglo-Norman invasion and in the 16th century.Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the German personal name (see 1 above).

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    Sources (7)

    • Woodrow Herbert, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Woodrow Wilson Herbert, "Texas, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"
    • Woodroe Herbert in household of Joe Herbert, "United States Census, 1920"

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