Joseph D Potier

Male4 October 1926–30 August 1999

Brief Life History of Joseph D

When Joseph D Potier was born on 4 October 1926, his father, Felix Potier, was 49 and his mother, Marie Azenaide Arceneaux, was 42. He lived in Ward Seven, Vermilion, Louisiana, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1946. He died on 30 August 1999, in Louisiana, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Saint Charles Borromeo Cemetery, Grand Coteau, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Felix Potier
Marie Azenaide Arceneaux
Preston Potier
Bulah Potier
Elie Potier
Rita Potier
Romain Potier
Clarence Joseph Potier
Beulah Potier
Noelie Potier
Felix Potier
Wilton John Potier
Chester Alexius Potier
Woodrow Paul Potier
MaryAnn Potier
Joseph D Potier
Jean Potier
Marceline Portier

Sources (5)

  • Joseph Portie in household of Felix Portie, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph D Potier, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"
  • Joseph D Potier, "United States Social Security Death Index"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (16)

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World Events (8)


Age 1

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


Age 3

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.

1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 21

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

Some characteristic forenames: French Marcel, Monique, Raoul. Irish Murphy.

French: occupational name for a maker of drinking and storage vessels, from potier ‘potter’, an agent derivative of Old French pot ‘drinking vessel’. In North America, the surname Potier is also an altered form of its less common French variant Pothier . It is also found in England, as a surname of Huguenot origin. Compare Pottier .

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

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