Douglas L Greenfield

7 January 1924–16 March 1986 (Age 62)
Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa, United States

The Life of Douglas L

When Douglas L Greenfield was born on 7 January 1924, in Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa, United States, his father, Richard Leroy Greenfield, was 19 and his mother, Myrtle Pearl Douglas, was 24. He married Sharon Lee Wolf on 11 April 1953, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States. He lived in Cedar Township, Jefferson, Iowa, United States in 1930 and San Gabriel Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1943. He died on 16 March 1986, in Renton, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Renton, King, Washington, United States.

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Douglas L Greenfield
Sharon Lee Wolf
Marriage: 11 April 1953

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11 April 1953
Seattle, King, Washington, United States

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World Events (8)

1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 2

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 17

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of numerous minor places named Greenfield, from Old English grēne ‘green’ + feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’ ( see Field ).2 English: variant of Granville .3 English translation of German and Ashkenazic Jewish Grünfeld ( see Grunfeld ).

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

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  • Douglas L Greenfield, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Douglas Greenfield in household of Richard Greenfield, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Douglas Greenfield in household of Louis J Douglas, "United States Census, 1930"

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