William Clyde Potter

26 October 1929–3 February 2002 (Age 72)
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life of William Clyde

William Clyde Potter was born on 26 October 1929, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States as the son of Arey Frank Potter. He married Patricia Alice Vesey on 14 October 1950, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 3 February 2002, in Alger, Arenac, Michigan, United States, at the age of 72.

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William Clyde Potter
Patricia Alice Vesey
Marriage: 14 October 1950
Richard Potter

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14 October 1950
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States


    Richard Potter


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World Events (8)

1930 · The Detroit-Windsor Tunnel

Age 1

The Detroit-Windsor Tunnel is a highway tunnel that connects Detroit to Windsor and is the second busiest crossing between Canada and the United States, after the Ambassador Bridge. Motorcycles are prohibited from using the tunnel.

Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 20

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, and North German (Pötter): occupational name for a maker of drinking and storage vessels, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Middle Low German pot. In the Middle Ages the term covered workers in metal as well as earthenware and clay.

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

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