William Burton Sutton Jr

Brief Life History of William Burton

When William Burton Sutton Jr was born on 11 January 1928, in Essex, Virginia, United States, his father, William Burton Sutton, was 38 and his mother, Mabel Cordelia Mundie, was 32. He married Molly Savard on 17 December 1951, in Arlington, Virginia, United States. He lived in Occupacia, Essex, Virginia, United States in 1930 and Arlington, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 17 December 2000, at the age of 72, and was buried in Bowling Green, Caroline, Virginia, United States.

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William Burton Sutton Jr
Molly Savard
Marriage: 17 December 1951

Sources (12)

  • William B Sutton, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Wm Burton Sutton in the Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014
  • William Burton Sutton, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.

1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

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: habitational name from any of numerous places called Sutton, named with Old English sūth ‘south, southern’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. The English surname is also common in Ireland (Wexford, Kildare), where it has been established since the 13th century and Gaelicized as de Sutún.

Jewish (from the former Ottoman Empire, including Syria): unexplained.

English: topographic name from Middle English (bi) suthentune ‘(at the place to the) south of the village’.

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

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