Wacil D McNair

3 August 1920–23 October 1995 (Age 75)
Upshur, Texas, United States

The Life of Wacil D

When Wacil D McNair was born on 3 August 1920, in Upshur, Texas, United States, his father, Grover Cleveland McNair, was 29 and his mother, Cora Lee Foster, was 20. He died on 23 October 1995, in Gregg, Texas, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Sunset Memorial Park, Gilmer, Upshur, Texas, United States.

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Wacil D McNair
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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 9

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.

Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish:1. Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Iain Uidhir ‘son of sallow John’. This form is associated mainly with Ross-shire. 2. Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Oighre ‘son of the heir’. This form is associated mainly with Perthshire. 3. Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Mhaoir ‘son of the steward or keeper’. The same name in Ireland was commonly Anglicized as Weir .

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

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  • Wacil D Mcnair in household of Grover C Mcnair, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wacil D McNair, "Texas, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"
  • Wacil Mcnair, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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