Clifford Thomas Pritchett

1931–1989 (Age 58)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Clifford Thomas

When Clifford Thomas Pritchett was born on 23 April 1931, in Alabama, United States, his father, James Woodie Pritchett, was 33 and his mother, Wilma Hurt, was 30. He lived in Sweet Water, Marengo, Alabama, United States in 1940. He died on 26 April 1989, in Alabama, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Sweet Water, Marengo, Alabama, United States.

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James Woodie Pritchett
Wilma Hurt
James Leonard Pritchett
Ida Eloise Pritchett
Evelyn Pritchett
George D. Pritchett
Clifford Thomas Pritchett

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1941 · The Tuskegee Airmen

Age 10

The first African-American military aviators in the U.S. Army Air Corps were known as the Tuskegee Airmen, after the Tuskegee Army Air Field where they trained. The group flew over 15,000 individual sorties during World War II which earned them over 150 Distinguished Flying Crosses.  
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 16

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 Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Rhisiart ‘son of Richard ’. Compare Pritchard .2 English (Midlands): from a diminutive of Middle English prik(e), prich ‘point’, ‘prick’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or user of any of various pointed instruments, or a nickname for a tall, thin man.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Tommie Pritchett in household of Woodie Pritchett, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clifford Thomas Pritchett, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Tommy Pritchett in entry for Charles D Pritchett and Pamela C Shields, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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