Willard Thomas Vondran

1908–1978 (Age 70)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Willard Thomas

Willard Thomas Vondran was born on 17 October 1908, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. He married Gertrude Lavon Buckley on 29 August 1937. He died on 19 October 1978, in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach, Florida, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach, Florida, United States.

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Willard Thomas Vondran
Gertrude Lavon Buckley
Marriage: 29 August 1937

Spouse & Children

29 August 1937

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Age 11

During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.

Age 19

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): Germanized form of a Slavic, possibly Sorbian, form of Latin Andreas .

Possible Related Names

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

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