Eugene Willis Short

7 October 1921–6 January 2004 (Age 82)
Burke, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Eugene Willis

When Eugene Willis Short was born on 7 October 1921, in Burke, North Carolina, United States, his father, Bela Willis Short, was 29 and his mother, Rosa Mae Yount, was 28. He lived in Hudson, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States in 1930. He died on 6 January 2004, in Hickory, Catawba, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Bela Willis Short
1892–1940
Rosa Mae Yount
1893–1950
Elnora Virginia Short
1913–1986
Vivian Irene Short
1915–2006
Clyde Wilson Short
1918–1933
Eugene Willis Short
1921–2004
Dwight William Short
1924–2004
Wilbur Darrell Short
1934–2002

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 2
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights
Age 2
Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1944 · The G.I Bill
Age 23
The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from Middle English schort ‘short’.2 Scottish and northern Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Gheairr, Mac an Ghirr‘son of the short man’ ( see McGirr ).

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

Possible Related Names

McGirr
Shorts
Shortt
Shorty

Sources (2)

  • Eugene Short in household of Bela W Short, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Short, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000"

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