William Charles Dunshie

18 August 1913–1996 (Age 82)
Winnie, Chambers, Texas, United States

The Life of William Charles

When William Charles Dunshie was born on 18 August 1913, in Winnie, Chambers, Texas, United States, his father, Edward Francis Dunshie, was 25 and his mother, Antonio May Vandenburg, was 25. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Jefferson, Texas, United States in 1940. He died in 1996, in Conroe, Montgomery, Texas, United States, at the age of 83.

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William Charles Dunshie
Erma Lydia Pool

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World Events (8)

1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 1

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of the Irish family name Dunshea, according to MacLysaght, a name found in Counties Tyrone and Antrim since the 17th century.

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

Sources (3)

  • William C Dunshie in household of Edward F Dunshie, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William Charles Dunshie in entry for Erma Lydia Poole Dunshie, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • William Charles Dunshie in entry for William Edward Dunshie, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

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