William Thomas Woessner

31 March 1933–13 December 2003 (Age 70)
Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States

The Life of William Thomas

When William Thomas Woessner was born on 31 March 1933, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, his father, Leon Hugh Woessner, was 26 and his mother, Jessie Mae Short, was 25. He died on 13 December 2003, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Center Valley, Hendricks, Indiana, United States.

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Leon Hugh Woessner
Jessie Mae Short
William Thomas Woessner

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 2

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1935 · The Social Security Act

Age 2

This Act was created a basic right to a pension in old age, and insurance against unemployment.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 22

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

German (also Wössner): see Wessner .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Woessner in household of Leon Woessner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William T Woessner, "Find A Grave Index"
  • W T Woessner, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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