Barry Whittier Ekstrom

26 June 1940–11 July 1987 (Age 47)
San Joaquin, California, United States

The Life of Barry Whittier

When Barry Whittier Ekstrom was born on 26 June 1940, in San Joaquin, California, United States, his father, Ford Edison Ekstrom, was 22 and his mother, Juanita Carmen Sellerier, was 19. He married Patricia Pace on 20 June 1964, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. He died on 11 July 1987, in Ridgecrest, Kern, California, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Desert Memorial Park, Ridgecrest, Kern, California, United States.

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Barry Whittier Ekstrom
Patricia Pace
Marriage: 20 June 1964

Spouse and Children

20 June 1964
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · The Four Freedoms

Age 1

President Roosevelt spoke in front of Congress and gave a speech on what Freedoms everyone should be granted. First being the Freedom of Speech. Second, the freedom of Religion, Third, The Freedom from Want, and Fourth, the Freedom from Fear. Being a big deal, FDR didn't just say that all people should have these freedoms because Americans already expected these freedoms.
1953 · Grizzly Bear Becomes State Animal

Age 13

The California grizzly bear became designated as the state animal in 1953.

Name Meaning

Swedish (Ekström): ornamental name composed of the elements ek ‘oak’ + ström ‘river’, ‘current’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Barry Ekstrom, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Barry Whittier Ekstrom, "California Birth Index, 1905-1995"
  • Barry W Ekstrom, "Find A Grave Index"

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