Gerald Wayborn Lehew

1935–1990 (Age 55)
Malakoff, Henderson, Texas, United States

The Life of Gerald Wayborn

When Gerald Wayborn Lehew was born on 25 September 1935, in Malakoff, Henderson, Texas, United States, his father, Royce C. Lehew, was 31 and his mother, Alma Lee Thomas, was 29. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Henderson, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 8 October 1990, in Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States.

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Royce C. Lehew
Alma Lee Thomas
Royce C Lehew, Jr.
Esma Kathryn Lehew
Robert Wayne Lehew
Lyndell Frances Lehew
Edna Muriel Lehew
Lloyd Weldon Lehew
Gerald Wayborn Lehew

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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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 14

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.

Age 15

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of French Lehu(e), Leheu, Leheut, or Leheux, a nickname or metonymic occupational name, from Old French hos, hues ‘boot’, with the suffix le.

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

Sources (3)

  • Gerald W Lehew in household of R C Lehew, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gerald Lehew, "Texas Death Index, 1903-2000"
  • Gerald Wayburn Lehew, "Texas Death Index, 1964-1998"

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