Douglas Decator McAdoo

Brief Life History of Douglas Decator

When Douglas Decator McAdoo was born in 1933, in Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States, his father, Larnie Newton McAdoo, was 27 and his mother, Jessie Viola Holt, was 24. He lived in Guilford, North Carolina, United States in 1935 and Morehead Township, Guilford, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died in 1986, in Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Bass Chapel, Guilford, North Carolina, United States.

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Larnie Newton McAdoo
Jessie Viola Holt
James Willis Mcadoo
Lonnie Alfonzo McAdoo
Douglas Decator McAdoo
Norris Watson McAdoo

Sources (8)

  • Douglas Mcadoo in household of Lonnie Mcadoo, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Douglas D Mcadoo, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Douglas D McAdoo, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

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.

1935 · The Social Security Act

This Act was created a basic right to a pension in old age, and insurance against unemployment.

1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

Irish (Donegal and Monaghan): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Conduibh ‘son of Cú Dhubh’, a personal name or byname meaning ‘black hound’, from ‘hound’ (genitive con) + dubh ‘black’. It is also Anglicized as Cunniff and McNiff . The form McAdoo in Ulster may also be connected with the Scottish name McIndoe .

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

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