George Weston Maddox

5 May 1918–13 May 2009 (Age 91)
Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States

The Life of George Weston

When George Weston Maddox was born on 5 May 1918, in Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States, his father, Richard Nance Maddox Sr., was 27 and his mother, Treva Mae Bennett, was 25. He lived in Chippewa Falls, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States in 2005 and California, United States in 2009. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 13 May 2009, in Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Nance Maddox Sr.
1891–1972
Treva Mae Bennett
1893–1962
Julian Morton Maddox
1911–1984
Hal Wilson Maddox
1913–1975
Richard Nance Maddox Jr.
1917–2010
George Weston Maddox
1918–2009
William Ewing Maddox
1921–2013
Marvin Mills Maddox
1927–2008

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 1

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 24

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English (of Welsh origin): patronymic from the Welsh personal name Madog ( see Maddock ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Maddox in household of Richard N Maddox, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George Maddox in household of Richard Maddox, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George W Maddox in household of Richard N Maddox, "United States Census, 1930"

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