John LeRoy Nichols

27 June 1942–10 November 2010 (Age 68)
Cle Elum, Kittitas, Washington, United States

The Life of John LeRoy

When John LeRoy Nichols was born on 27 June 1942, in Cle Elum, Kittitas, Washington, United States, his father, Willard Thomas Nichols, was 23 and his mother, Violet Evelyn Ross, was 18. He had at least 1 daughter. He died on 10 November 2010, in Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Fort Bridger, Uinta, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

John LeRoy Nichols
1942–2010
Sherry Lynn Nichols
1962–1996

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

    Sherry Lynn Nichols

    Female1962–1996Female

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World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 2

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.
1948 · KING-TV 

Age 6

In 1948, KING-TV was the first TV station not just in Washington, but the whole Pacific Northwest. It is an NBC tv station licensed to Seattle and Tacoma.
1960

Age 18

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English and Dutch: patronymic from Nichol .2 Jewish (American): Americanized form of any of various like-sounding Jewish names.

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

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Story Highlight

John LeRoy Nichols June 27, 1942 – November 10, 2010

John LeRoy Nichols passed away on November 10, at Evanston Regional Hospital at the age of 68. He was born on June 27, 1942 in Cle Elum, Kittitas County, Washington, to Willard Thomas Nichols and Vio …

Sources (3)

  • John Leroy Nichols, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • John Leroy Nichols in household of Willard Thomas Nichols, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • John Leroy Nichols, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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