Donald Richard Garnett

13 May 1918–18 January 1980 (Age 61)
Ortonville, Oakland, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Donald Richard

When Donald Richard Garnett was born on 13 May 1918, in Ortonville, Oakland, Michigan, United States, his father, Roland Garnett, was 40 and his mother, Alice Clayton Bray, was 34. He died on 18 January 1980, in Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 61.

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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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives
Age 11
Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1935 · The FBI is Established
Age 17
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.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire, Westmorland, and Yorkshire): from a shortened form of the Old French personal name G(u)erinot, a diminutive of G(u)erin, a Central or Parisian Old French form of Werin or Warin (see Warren ). The development to Garnett is from the common late Middle English lowering of e to a before r + consonant.

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

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Sources (6)

  • Donald Garnett in household of Roland Garnett, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donald Garnet in household of Roland Garnet, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Donald Garnett, "Texas Death Index, 1903-2000"

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