Paul Wade Polk

13 June 1954–15 October 1989 (Age 35)
Odessa, Ector, Texas, United States

The Life of Paul Wade

Paul Wade Polk was born on 13 June 1954, in Odessa, Ector, Texas, United States as the son of Damon Wade Polk. He died on 15 October 1989, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 35.

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Damon Wade Polk
Paul Wade Polk

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World Events (8)

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 1

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.
1963 · Assassination of President John F. Kennedy

Age 9

John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was assassinated in Dallas at 12:30pm. He was riding in a presidential motorcade by Jacqueline (his wife), with John Connally (Texas Governor) and Connally's wife (Nellie). President Kennedy was pronounced dead in Parkland Memorial Hospital within thirty minutes of the shooting.
1964 · The Twenty-Fourth Amendment

Age 10

The Twenty-fourth Amendment prohibits both all the states and Congress from swaying the right to vote in elections on payment of a poll tax or other types of tax.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: reduced form of Pollock .2 German (of Slavic origin): from an altered pet form of the Slavic personal name Boleslav, composed of the elements bole ‘great’, ‘large’ + slav ‘glory’. This name was a favorite during the Middle Ages among the gentry class in Silesia.3 German: ethnic name for a Pole ( see Polak ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Paul Polk, "Texas Death Index, 1903-2000"
  • Paul Wade Polk, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Paul Wade Polk, "Texas, Death Index, 1964-1998"

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