Phillip Owen Reat

6 June 1912–26 September 2002 (Age 90)
Dime Box, Lee, Texas, United States

The Life of Phillip Owen

When Phillip Owen Reat was born on 6 June 1912, in Dime Box, Lee, Texas, United States, his father, Strobia Elmo Reat, was 29 and his mother, Lucy Ann Hensley, was 19. He married Gwendolyn Doreise Hartman on 12 March 1948, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States. He lived in Williamson, Texas, United States in 1930 and Angleton, Brazoria, Texas, United States in 2002. He died on 26 September 2002, in Crescent City, Putnam, Florida, United States, at the age of 90.

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Phillip Owen Reat
Gwendolyn Doreise Hartman
Marriage: 12 March 1948

Spouse and Children

12 March 1948
Houston, Harris, Texas, United States

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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 2

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 25

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Owen Reat in household of Samuel E Reat, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Owen P Reat in household of S Elmo Reat, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Phillip Owen Reat, "Texas, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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