Douglas Earle Duke

11 April 1924–1 December 2010 (Age 86)
Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Douglas Earle

Douglas Earle Duke was born on 11 April 1924, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States. He married Anna Lou Brown on 28 July 1950. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 1 December 2010, in his hometown, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Douglas Earle Duke
1924–2010
Anna Lou Brown
1930–2013
Marriage: 28 July 1950
Timothy Andrew Duke
1954–1996

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 July 1950
children

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World Events (8)

1927

Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 7

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 23

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

1 English and Irish: from Middle English duk(e) ‘duke’ (from Old French duc, from Latin dux, genitive ducis ‘leader’), applied as an occupational name for someone who worked in the household of a duke, or as a nickname for someone who gave himself airs and graces.2 English and Irish: possibly also from the personal name Duke, a short form of Marmaduke, a personal name said to be from Irish mael Maedoc ‘devotee (mael, maol ‘bald’, ‘tonsured one’) of Maedoc’, a personal name (M’Aodhóg) meaning ‘my little Aodh’, borne by various early Irish saints, in particular a 6th-century abbot of Clonmore and a 7th-century bishop of Ferns.3 Scottish: compare the old Danish personal name Duk (Old Norse Dūkr).

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

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  • Douglas Earle Duke, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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