William Donald Lang

1909–1976 (Age 67)
Wenatchee, Chelan, Washington, United States

The Life of William Donald

When William Donald Lang was born on 27 August 1909, in Wenatchee, Chelan, Washington, United States, his father, William Francis Lang, was 35 and his mother, Essie Belle Sandra Allen, was 23. He married Joyce Hammer on 4 April 1970, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States. He died on 14 September 1976, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Mount Tamalpais Cemetery, San Rafael, Marin, California, United States.

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William Donald Lang
1909–1976
Joyce Hammer
1900–1980
Marriage: 4 April 1970

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
4 April 1970
San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States

Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · Women Gain the Right to Vote in Washington

Age 1

On November 8, 1910, Washington became the first state to allow women to vote. This event would lead to the long battle by women in all the states to fight for the right to vote. This would happen 10 years later.
1927

Age 18

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish, English, Dutch, German, Danish, Swedish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a tall person, from Older Scots, Middle English, Middle Dutch, Middle German, and Danish lang ‘long’, Swedish lång.2 Hungarian: from láng ‘flame’, hence probably a nickname for a passionate person, or a man with a fighting spirit. Alternatively it may be an indirect occupational name for a smith or someone who worked with fire.3 Chinese 郎: from the name of a place called Lang City in the state of Lu, founded during the Spring and Autumn period ( 722–481 bc ) by a grandson of the ruler. His descendants lived there and adopted Lang as their surname.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • William Donald Lang, "Find A Grave Index"
  • William D Lang, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"
  • William D Lang, "California Marriage Index, 1960-1985"

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