Daniel Marshall Gourley

23 January 1943–29 May 2010 (Age 67)
Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Daniel Marshall

When Daniel Marshall Gourley was born on 23 January 1943, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, his father, George Herbert Gourley, was 28 and his mother, Christine Elizabeth DeMoss, was 23. He died on 29 May 2010, in his hometown, at the age of 67, and was buried in Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States.

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George Herbert Gourley
Christine Elizabeth DeMoss
Betty Jo Gourley
George Harold Gourley
Sarah J. Gourley
Peggy Louise Gourley
Daniel Marshall Gourley

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World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 1

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 2

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.
1961 · The Twenty-Third Amendment

Age 18

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: of uncertain origin; possibly a Norman habitational name from an unidentified place in Normandy or England.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Daniel M Gourley, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Daniel Marshall Gourley, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Obituary Collection

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