Ewell Edward Spalding

11 September 1932–5 January 1988 (Age 55)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Ewell Edward

When Ewell Edward Spalding was born on 11 September 1932, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Hugh Parker Spalding, was 43 and his mother, Lottie Pearl Bratcher, was 26. He married Betty Marie Hoehle on 27 May 1960. He died on 5 January 1988, in Meade, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 55.

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Ewell Edward Spalding
Betty Marie Hoehle
Marriage: 27 May 1960

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27 May 1960

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 3

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.
1936 · The Last Public Hanging in Kentucky

Age 4

The hanging of Rainey Bethea on August 14,1936, in Owensboro, Kentucky was the last pubic hanging in the state and the United States. Anywhere from 15,000-20,000 people showed up for this event. The media was all over the hanging since the Sheriff of Davies county was a female, even though she did not pull levers. Because of the media coverage and the circus it caused, this was the last hanging.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 15

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 and Scottish: habitational name from a place in Lincolnshire, so called from the Old English tribal name Spaldingas ‘people of the district called Spald’. The district name probably means ‘ditches’, referring to drainage channels in the fenland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ewell Spaulding, "Kentucky, Vital Record Indexes, 1911-1999"
  • Euell E Spalding, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Euell E Spalding, "Kentucky, Vital Record Indexes, 1911-1999"

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