Donald C. Sawdey

1 November 1915–23 May 1994 (Age 78)
Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Donald C.

When Donald C. Sawdey was born on 1 November 1915, in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, his father, Lawrence John Sawdey, was 22 and his mother, Elizabeth Bretzer, was 17. He lived in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States in 1935 and Tacoma Election Precinct, Pierce, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 23 May 1994, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 78.

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Lawrence John Sawdey
Elizabeth Bretzer
Donald C. Sawdey

Parents and Siblings

    Lawrence John Sawdey


    Elizabeth Bretzer




World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1916 · Boeing Aircraft

Age 1

The Boeing Aircraft was named and created by William Boeing. The first two planes were Bluebill and Mallard and the first flight was July 15, 1916. Boeing aircrafts made their debut during WWI. 
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 22

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Donald C Sawdy in household of Elizabeth M Sawdy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donald Sawdey in household of Lawrence Sawdey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Donald Sawdey in household of Lawrence J Sawdey, "United States Census, 1930"

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