Douglas Wayne Anderson

12 May 1929–12 August 2002 (Age 73)
Burwell, Garfield, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Douglas Wayne

When Douglas Wayne Anderson was born on 12 May 1929, in Burwell, Garfield, Nebraska, United States, his father, Russel Sexton Anderson, was 19 and his mother, Juanita Selma Ronzo, was 17. He married Betty Irene Ballagh on 1 October 1953, in Mankato, Jewell, Kansas, United States. He died on 12 August 2002, in Belleville, Republic, Kansas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Belleville, Republic, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Douglas Wayne Anderson
Betty Irene Ballagh
Marriage: 1 October 1953

Spouse and Children

1 October 1953
Mankato, Jewell, Kansas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Russel Sexton Anderson


    Juanita Selma Ronzo





    Rita Marie Anderson


    Dwaine Anderson


World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1938 · Electrification of Rural Kansas

Age 9

Power was supplied to rural Kansas, which had been hit hard by the depression, in March 1938. Many farmers could not afford the $5 hookups for electricity. As a result, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Rural Electrification Act which provided loans to farmers who wanted electricity. Brown County became the first to receive service.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 20

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Andrew's son

Sources (3)

  • Douglas Anderson in household of Russell Anderson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Doug Anderson in entry for Mr Dwaine Or Skip Anderson, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Doug Anderson in entry for Mr Dwaine Or Skip Anderson, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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