Wayne Austin Fletcher

31 May 1908–24 December 1985 (Age 77)
Seattle, King, Washington, United States

The Life of Wayne Austin

When Wayne Austin Fletcher was born on 31 May 1908, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, his father, Ralph Austin Fletcher, was 28 and his mother, Wilma B Flannery, was 30. He married Helen Margurita Anderson on 5 February 1938, in King, Washington, United States. He died on 24 December 1985, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 77.

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Wayne Austin Fletcher
Helen Margurita Anderson
Marriage: 5 February 1938

Spouse and Children

5 February 1938
King, Washington, United States

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · Women Gain the Right to Vote in Washington

Age 2

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.

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for an arrowsmith, Middle English, Old French flech(i)er (from Old French fleche ‘arrow’).

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

Sources (3)

  • Wayne A Fletcher, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wayne A Fletcher in household of R A Fletcher, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wayne A Fletcher in household of Ralph A Fletcher, "United States Census, 1920"

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