Norris Jay "Shorty" Haggerton

17 June 1933–24 October 2007 (Age 74)
Nolan, Texas, United States

The Life of Norris Jay "Shorty"

When Norris Jay "Shorty" Haggerton was born on 17 June 1933, in Nolan, Texas, United States, his father, John Hulsey Haggerton Jr, was 28 and his mother, Ola Maxine Church, was 26. He married Beverly June Roberts on 5 July 1965, in Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States. He lived in Ward, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 1, Nolan, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 24 October 2007, in Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Norris Jay "Shorty" Haggerton
Beverly June Roberts
Marriage: 5 July 1965

Spouse and Children

5 July 1965
Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Donald Gene Haggerton Sr



    Marvin (Morris) Ray "Moose" Haggerton


World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 2

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.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 16

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.
1954 · Right to Serve on Juries

Age 21

In 1954, women finally won the right to serve on juries.

Name Meaning

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Sources (2)

  • Norris Jay Haggerton in household of Ola Haggerton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Norris Jay Haggerton in entry for Bradley Jay Haggerton, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

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