Frank Truitt Dorsett

Male30 March 1916–10 July 1986

Brief Life History of Frank Truitt

When Frank Truitt Dorsett was born on 30 March 1916, in Tarrant, Texas, United States, his father, Henry Grady Dorsett, was 34 and his mother, Mary Sankie Henderson, was 33. He died on 10 July 1986, in Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in China Grove, Rowan, North Carolina, United States.

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Frank Truitt Dorsett
Mary Eddis Kluttz

Sources (19)

  • Frank T Dorsett in household of Henry G Dorsett, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dorsett, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • Frank Dorsett, „United States Social Security Death Index“

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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 13

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.

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 19

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the county of Dorset, named from Old English Dorn, an early name of Dorchester (of British origin, from durn ‘fist’, probably referring to fist-sized pebbles) + sǣte ‘dwellers’.

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

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