William James White

1911–1998 (Age 86)
Kansas, United States

The Life of William James

When William James White was born on 11 November 1911, in Kansas, United States, his father, John White, was 29 and his mother, Charlotte Allen, was 25. He lived in Sedan Township, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States in 1940 and Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States in 1998. He died on 19 May 1998, in Cedar Vale, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Cedar Vale, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States.

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William James White
1911–1998
Cleta Lorene Ward
1913–1983

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 16

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 24

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

1 English, Scottish, and Irish: from Middle English whit ‘white’, hence a nickname for someone with white hair or an unnaturally pale complexion. In some cases it represents a Middle English personal name, from an Old English byname, Hwīt(a), of this origin. As a Scottish and Irish surname it has been widely used as a translation of the many Gaelic names based on bán ‘white’ ( see Bain 1) or fionn ‘fair’ ( see Finn 1). There has also been some confusion with Wight .2 Translated form of cognate and equivalent names in other languages, such as German Weiss , French Blanc , Polish Białas ( see Bialas ), etc.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • William J White in household of John White, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William J White in household of John White, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William J White, "United States Census, 1940"

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