Clyde Joseph Gentry

5 April 1916–23 May 1985 (Age 69)
Royse City, Rockwall, Texas, United States

The Life of Clyde Joseph

When Clyde Joseph Gentry was born on 5 April 1916, in Royse City, Rockwall, Texas, United States, his father, Joseph Napolean Gentry, was 26 and his mother, Nora Cornelia Farmer, was 19. He married Alice M Vaughn on 8 April 1977, in Hunt, Texas, United States. He lived in Justice Precinct 7, Hunt, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 23 May 1985, in Royse City, Rockwall, Texas, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Royse City, Rockwall, Texas, United States.

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Clyde Joseph Gentry
Alice M Vaughn
Marriage: 8 April 1977

Spouse and Children

8 April 1977
Hunt, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Granville Wilson Gentry


    Dorothy Marie Gentry


    Basil Roland Gentry



World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 13

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 19

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

English: nickname, sometimes perhaps ironic, from Middle English, Old French genterie ‘nobility of birth or character’. Compare Gentle .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clyde Gentry in household of Josyph Gentry, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clyde J Gentry in household of Joseph W Gentry, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clyde Joseph Gentry, "Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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