Delores Spencer

1937–21 October 1953 (Age 16)
Texas, United States

The Life of Delores

When Delores Spencer was born in 1937, in Texas, United States, her father, John Mack Spencer, was 42 and her mother, Winnie Davis Walker, was 40. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 21 October 1953, in Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, United States, at the age of 16.

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Family Time Line

John Mack Spencer
1895–1950
Winnie Davis Walker
1897–1959
Winnie Pearl Spencer
1929–
Loretta Spencer
1931–
Dorothy Spencer
1935–1946
Delores Spencer
1937–1953
Olivia Evelyn Spencer
1938–1977
James Roy Spencer
1940–

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 0

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1941

Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 5

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone employed in the pantry of a great house or monastery, from Middle English spense ‘larder’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

Sources (3)

  • Delores Spencer in household of John M Spencer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dolores W Spencer, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Dolores W. Spencer, "Texas Deaths and Burials, 1903-1973"

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