Wayne Evans Shafer

30 June 1937–15 January 2014 (Age 76)
San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas, United States

The Life of Wayne Evans

When Wayne Evans Shafer was born on 30 June 1937, in San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas, United States, his father, Elliott Henry Shafer, was 42 and his mother, Esther Magdaline Evans, was 35. He died on 15 January 2014, in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 76.

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Elliott Henry Shafer
Esther Magdaline Evans
Wayne Evans Shafer

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 12

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 21

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schaefer ‘shepherd’ or Schaffer ‘steward’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wayne Wayne Evans Shafer, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Wayne Evans Shafer, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"
  • Wayne Evans Shafer, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

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