William Royce Buhrkuhl

21 January 1947–31 August 1996 (Age 49)
Swisher, Texas, United States

The Life of William Royce

When William Royce Buhrkuhl was born on 21 January 1947, in Swisher, Texas, United States, his father, Robert George Buhrkuhl, was 30 and his mother, Margarette Evelyn Regeon, was 26. He died on 31 August 1996, in Florida, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Wimauma, Hillsborough, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert George Buhrkuhl
1916–2008
Margarette Evelyn Regeon
1920–1972
Robert Knox Buhrkuhl
1937–1938
William Royce Buhrkuhl
1947–1996

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World Events (8)

1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 1

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.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 2

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.
1961 · The Twenty-Third Amendment

Age 14

The Twenty-third Amendment gives the residents in the District of Columbia the right to vote in presidential elections and to give the district electors in the Electoral College.

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Sources (3)

  • Bill in entry for Robert Buhrkuhl, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • William Royce Buhrkuhl, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William Royce Buhrkuhl - Government record: Cemetery record or headstone: birth-name: William Royce Buhrkuhl

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