Bill Gene Pritchard

23 July 1935–24 July 2009 (Age 74)
Russell, Kansas, United States

The Life of Bill Gene

When Bill Gene Pritchard was born on 23 July 1935, in Russell, Kansas, United States, his father, Milton Glen Pritchard, was 23 and his mother, Winnie Opal Blan, was 20. He had at least 2 sons with Joanne Jean Bell. He died on 24 July 2009, in Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Bill Gene Pritchard
1935–2009
Joanne Jean Bell
1937–2016
Michael Anthony Pritchard
1957–2013
Randall Stanley Pritchard
1962–2015

Spouse and Children

children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Milton Glen Pritchard

    Male1911–1953Male

    Winnie Opal Blan

    Female1914–1997Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 2

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1938 · Electrification of Rural Kansas

Age 3

Power was supplied to rural Kansas, which had been hit hard by the depression, in March 1938. Many farmers could not afford the $5 hookups for electricity. As a result, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Rural Electrification Act which provided loans to farmers who wanted electricity. Brown County became the first to receive service.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Rhisiart ‘son of Richard’ ( see Richard ).

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

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