Donald Durham

22 March 1930–19 August 1996 (Age 66)
Dover, Kent, Delaware, United States

The Life of Donald

When Donald Durham was born on 22 March 1930, in Dover, Kent, Delaware, United States, his father, William Thomas Durham, was 39 and his mother, Maymie Caroline Coxey Beckett, was 35. He lived in Kent, Delaware, United States in 1930 and Representative District 3, Kent, Delaware, United States in 1940. He died on 19 August 1996, in Dover, Kent, Delaware, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Cheswold, Kent, Delaware, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Thomas Durham
Maymie Caroline Coxey Beckett
Thomas Durham
Dorothy Winona Durham
Warren Jerome Durham
Corinne N Durham
Floyd Harlan Leroy Durham
Brenda Cleo Durham
Iona Phillena Durham
Donald Durham

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1939 · Nylon Plant in Seaford

Age 9

In 1939, DuPont opened a nylon plant in Seaford, Delaware. The idea came when in 1935, Dr. Wallace discovered a synthetic fiber.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 18

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Durham, a city in northeastern England, named from Old English dūn ‘hill’ ( see Down 1) + Old Norse holmr ‘island’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Donald M Durham in household of Thomas Durham, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Donald Durham in household of Thomas Durham, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donald Durham in entry for Mr Floyd Harlan Leroy Durham, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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