Vernon Carlyle Langley, III

14 July 1925–30 June 2012 (Age 87)
Wilson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Vernon Carlyle

When Vernon Carlyle Langley, III was born on 14 July 1925, in Wilson, North Carolina, United States, his father, Vernon Carlyle Langley II, was 22 and his mother, Winnie Mae Adams, was 23. He died on 30 June 2012, in Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Willowmount Cemetery, Shelbyville, Bedford, Tennessee, United States.

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Vernon Carlyle Langley, III
1925–2012
Frances Elizabeth Thomas Langley
1926–2013

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World Events (8)

1927

Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 6

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 23

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from any of the numerous places named with Old English lang ‘long’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘glade’; or a topographic name with the same meaning. 2. English: from the Old Norse female personal name Langlíf, composed of the elements lang ‘long’ + líf ‘life’. 3. Americanized spelling of French Langlais .

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

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