Kerry Neal Kerr

9 October 1954–3 March 2009 (Age 54)
Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States

The Life of Kerry Neal

Kerry Neal Kerr was born on 9 October 1954, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States. He died on 3 March 2009, in Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 54.

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World Events (3)

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 1

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.
1955 · To War in Vietnam

Age 1

The Vietnam War was another civil war brought about from the Cold War. It was fought between the North Vietnamese, who were supported by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies, and the South Vietnamese, who were supported by the United States, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war caused two more civil wars in Laos and Cambodia and resulted in all three countries becoming communist states.
1963 · Assassination of President John F. Kennedy

Age 9

John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was assassinated in Dallas at 12:30pm. He was riding in a presidential motorcade by Jacqueline (his wife), with John Connally (Texas Governor) and Connally's wife (Nellie). President Kennedy was pronounced dead in Parkland Memorial Hospital within thirty minutes of the shooting.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived by a patch of wet ground overgrown with brushwood, northern Middle English kerr (Old Norse kjarr). A legend grew up that the Kerrs were left-handed, on theory that the name is derived from Gaelic cearr ‘wronghanded’, ‘left-handed’.2 Irish: see Carr .3 This surname has also absorbed examples of German Kehr .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Kerry Neal Kerr Leonard, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Kerry Neal Kerr, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Kerry Neal Kerr, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

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