Carl Jack Pruitt

Male26 July 1934–23 November 2013

Brief Life History of Carl Jack

When Carl Jack Pruitt was born on 26 July 1934, in Texas, United States, his father, Lee Eugene Pruitt, was 29 and his mother, Dortha Ludema Ward, was 28. He married Viola Ruth Bowen in 1960, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in San Patricio, Lincoln, New Mexico, United States in 1998 and Alto, Lincoln, New Mexico, United States in 2005. He died on 23 November 2013, in Texas, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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Carl Jack Pruitt
Viola Ruth Bowen
Marriage: 1960
Martin Glen Pruitt
Leslie Karen Pruitt

Sources (17)

  • Carl J Pruitt, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Jack Pruitt, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • Carl Pruitt, "New York, New York City Marriage Licenses Index, 1950-1995"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1960Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1935 · The FBI is Established

    Age 1

    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.

    1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

    Age 15

    One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.

    1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

    Age 21

    The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lanarkshire, Scotland): variant of Prewitt . This surname is very rare in Britain.

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

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