George Oliver Crocker Jr

4 December 1927–7 September 2010 (Age 82)
Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of George Oliver

When George Oliver Crocker Jr was born on 4 December 1927, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, his father, George Oliver Crocker Sr., was 24 and his mother, Jesse Elizabeth Sale, was 19. He married Tamaki N Nakaguchi on 30 December 1948, in New York, United States. He lived in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States in 1940 and Sun City, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 2010. He registered for military service in 1945. He died on 7 September 2010, in Youngtown, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Arizona, United States.

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George Oliver Crocker Jr
Tamaki N Nakaguchi
Marriage: 30 December 1948

Spouse and Children

30 December 1948
New York, United States

Parents and Siblings

    George Oliver Crocker Sr.


    Jesse Elizabeth Sale




World Events (8)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1936 · The Last Public Hanging in Kentucky

Age 9

The hanging of Rainey Bethea on August 14,1936, in Owensboro, Kentucky was the last pubic hanging in the state and the United States. Anywhere from 15,000-20,000 people showed up for this event. The media was all over the hanging since the Sheriff of Davies county was a female, even though she did not pull levers. Because of the media coverage and the circus it caused, this was the last hanging.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of the various places in Normandy, France, called Crèvecoeur (‘heartbreak’), from Old French creve(r) ‘to break or destroy’, ‘to die’ + ceur ‘heart’, a reference to the infertility and unproductiveness of the land.2 English: occupational name for a potter, Middle English crockere, an agent derivative of Middle English crock ‘pot’ (Old English croc(ca)).3 Americanized spelling of German Krocker .

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

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Sources (3)

  • George O Crocker in household of George O Crocker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George O Crocker, "New York Records of the State National Guard, 1906-1954"
  • George O Crocker, "New York Records of the State National Guard, 1906-1954"

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