Woodrow John West

11 September 1913–20 November 1996 (Age 83)
Yell, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Woodrow John

When Woodrow John West was born on 11 September 1913, in Yell, Arkansas, United States, his father, Perry W. West, was 27 and his mother, Victoria Mae Parker, was 29. He lived in Mountain Township, Yell, Arkansas, United States in 1920 and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. He died on 20 November 1996, at the age of 83, and was buried in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States.

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Perry W. West
Victoria Mae Parker
Clarence C. West
Clyde Tillman West
Roy C. West
Woodrow John West
Recia Delores West
Grady A. West
Gracie Lee West

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 9

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

English and German: from Middle English, Middle High German west ‘west’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived to the west of a settlement, or a regional name for someone who had migrated from further west.

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

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  • Woodrow J West in household of Perry West, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Woodrow West in household of Perry West, "United States Census, 1920"

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