Douglas James Phelps

30 November 1924–8 May 2010 (Age 85)
Woodstock, Oxford, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Douglas James

When Douglas James Phelps was born on 30 November 1924, in Woodstock, Oxford, Ontario, Canada, his father, Harry Thomas Phelps, was 23 and his mother, Vera V Case, was 21. He died on 8 May 2010, in his hometown, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Harry Thomas Phelps
1901–1965
Vera V Case
1903–1986
Douglas James Phelps
1924–2010
Thomas Phelps
1927–1927

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World Events (7)

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 10

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 19

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.
1955 · General Motors Auto Workers Strike

Age 31

From 1955-1956, around 17,000 workers for General Motors went on strike. They wanted a pay raise, more secure working conditions, and a health plan half paid by General Motors. The strike lasted 148 days.

Name Meaning

English (southwestern): patronymic from Philip .

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

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