Joseph Potter

1923–1991 (Age 68)
Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Joseph

Joseph Potter was born on 12 November 1923, in Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. He died on 2 November 1991, in Irvington, Greenburgh, Westchester, New York, United States, at the age of 67.

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Joseph Potter
1923–1991
Phyllis Avallon
0014–2007

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World Events (3)

1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies

Age 3

During WWI there was a dog from Connecticut that made a name for himself, his name was sergeant stubby. He was considered the official mascot of the 102nd infantry. He saved his regiment from suprise mustard attacks, comforted those that had been wounded, and even caught a German soldier and held him there until troops found him. He had his own uniform and everything.
1927

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929

Age 6

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, Dutch, and North German (Pötter): occupational name for a maker of drinking and storage vessels, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Middle Low German pot. In the Middle Ages the term covered workers in metal as well as earthenware and clay.

Possible Related Names

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

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