Rodney Dale Potter

2 May 1948–8 November 2012 (Age 64)
Chamberlain, Brule, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Rodney Dale

When Rodney Dale Potter was born on 2 May 1948, in Chamberlain, Brule, South Dakota, United States, his father, Richard Dewayne Potter, was 22 and his mother, Velma Marie Koch, was 18. He died on 8 November 2012, at the age of 64.

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Richard Dewayne Potter
Velma Marie Koch
Rodney Dale Potter
Richard Potter

Parents and Siblings

    Richard Dewayne Potter





World Events (8)

1949 · NATO is Established

Age 1

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Age 2

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.
1965 · The Voting Rights Act

Age 17

The Voting Rights Act prohibits racial discrimination in voting. The Act secured the right to vote for minorities in the South. It also prohibits local governments from making any voting law that results in discrimination against any kind of minorities.

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, and North German (Pötter): occupational name for a maker of drinking and storage vessels, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Middle Low German pot. In the Middle Ages the term covered workers in metal as well as earthenware and clay.

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

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  • R Dale Potter in entry for Velma Marie Koch Potter Nicholl, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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