Father Willam James Norris Sr

20 January 1933–8 January 1988 (Age 54)
El Reno, Canadian, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Willam James

When Father Willam James Norris Sr was born on 20 January 1933, in El Reno, Canadian, Oklahoma, United States, his father, William Norris, was 26 and his mother, Ellen Lucithia Pooley, was 25. He lived in Election Precinct 8, Washington, Oregon, United States in 1940. He died on 8 January 1988, in Oregon, United States, at the age of 54.

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Father Willam James Norris Sr
Mother Carolyn Laurel Norris

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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.
1941 · Comanche Code Talkers

Age 8

Many Native Americans from Oklahoma were once again employed as code talkers during WWII to create a code impenetrable by enemies. Rather than Choctaw, a Comanche-language code was developed. Several of these men were sent to invade Normandy to send messages. None of the men were killed and the Comanche code was never broken. 
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 15

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

Anglo-Norman: Norice, a nurse

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  • Wm Norris in household of Wm E Norris, "United States Census, 1940"

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