George William Hosking

29 May 1923–27 July 2011 (Age 88)
Cheyenne, Laramie, Wyoming, United States

The Life of George William

When George William Hosking was born on 29 May 1923, in Cheyenne, Laramie, Wyoming, United States, his father, George W Hosking, was 25 and his mother, Mildred Harris Hood, was 25. He married Betty Joanne Blickensderfer on 25 June 1947, in Solano, California, United States. He lived in Election District 3, Laramie, Wyoming, United States in 1940. He died on 27 July 2011, in Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States.

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George William Hosking
Betty Joanne Blickensderfer
Marriage: 25 June 1947

Spouse and Children

25 June 1947
Solano, California, United States

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    George William Hosking


World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1930 · Carlsbad Caverns Established

Age 7

Carlsbad Caverns in Carlsbad, New Mexico, became a National Park on May 14, 1930. Tourists can explore the caverns through guided and self-guided tours. In the 1960's, an amphitheater opened and started where tourists can sit and watch as the bats exit the cave for the night. The only part of the caverns that is off limits to tourists is where the bats come out.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 24

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Hoskin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • George W Hosking in household of George W Hosking, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George W Hosking in household of George W Hosking, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George William Hosking, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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