Dwight Worth Hinkle

15 December 1921–31 December 2004 (Age 83)
Ravenna, Fannin, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Dwight Worth

When Dwight Worth Hinkle was born on 15 December 1921, in Ravenna, Fannin, Texas, United States, his father, Henry Lewis Hinkle, was 18 and his mother, Lydia Alice Hodges, was 16. He married Mary Melba Latimer on 22 May 1945, in Durant, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Fannin, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 3, Fannin, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 31 December 2004, in Trenton, Fannin, Texas, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Burns Cemetery, Trenton, Fannin, Texas, United States.

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Dwight Worth Hinkle
Mary Melba Latimer
Marriage: 22 May 1945

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 May 1945Durant, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 2
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
    1929 · The Great Depression Arrives
    Age 8
    Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
    1944 · The G.I Bill
    Age 23
    The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Hinkel .English: variant of Hinckley .

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

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    Sources (13)

    • Worth Hinkle in household of Lewis Hinkle, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Dwight W Hinkle, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
    • Dwight Worth Hinkle, "Texas, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

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