Garland Sherrill McClure

18 July 1932–13 October 2009 (Age 77)
Grayson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Garland Sherrill

When Garland Sherrill McClure was born on 18 July 1932, in Grayson, Kentucky, United States, his father, Frank Sherrill McClure, was 27 and his mother, Juanita Shenk, was 19. He lived in Leitchfield, Grayson, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 13 October 2009, in Manor, Travis, Texas, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Leitchfield, Grayson, Kentucky, United States.

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Frank Sherrill McClure
Juanita Shenk
Garland Sherrill McClure
Monica Lee McClure

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 3

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 17

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 22

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

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish:1. Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Uidhir (Scottish), Mac Giolla Uidhir (Irish), probably ‘son of the sallow lad’. 2. Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mac Gille Dheòradha , Irish Mac Giolla Dheóradha ‘son of the servant of the pilgrim’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Garland Mcclure in household of Tillie Mcclure, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Garland Skerrill Mcclure in entry for Monica Lee Mcclure, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"
  • Garland Sherrill Mcclure in entry for Terri Lynn Mcclure, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

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