George Eugene Maddox

3 August 1928–28 September 1969 (Age 41)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of George Eugene

When George Eugene Maddox was born on 3 August 1928, in West Virginia, United States, his father, Herbert Ollie Maddox, was 35 and his mother, Lucinda Florence Lanham, was 34. He lived in Tuscarawas Township, Stark, Ohio, United States in 1930. He died on 28 September 1969, in Bremerton, Kitsap, Washington, United States, at the age of 41.

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George Eugene Maddox
Emma Jean Boekel

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    Samuel Arnold Maddox


    Edward H Maddox


    Marcella V Maddox


    Paul Ray Maddox



World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Age 3

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 12

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.

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 (2)

  • Eugene George Maddox in household of Herbert M Maddox, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George E Maddox, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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