Catherine Kinross Gould

29 November 1924–9 January 1972 (Age 47)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of Catherine Kinross

When Catherine Kinross Gould was born on 29 November 1924, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, her father, James Thomas Gould, was 29 and her mother, Cecilia Spence Donald, was 27. She married William Richard Davis on 25 April 1945, in Annapolis, Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States. She lived in Glendale Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 9 January 1972, in Redwood City, San Mateo, California, United States, at the age of 47.

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William Richard Davis
Catherine Kinross Gould
Marriage: 25 April 1945

Spouse and Children

25 April 1945
Annapolis, Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States

Parents and Siblings

    James Thomas Gould


    Cecilia Spence Donald




World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 10

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 13

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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: variant of Gold .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Catherine K Gould in household of James T Gould, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Catherine Gould in household of James Gould, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Catherine Kinross Gould, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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