Joseph Potter

1935–2002 (Age 66)
Jarrow, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph

Joseph Potter was born on 2 August 1935, in Jarrow, Durham, England, United Kingdom. He died on 27 January 2002, in South Shields, Durham, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 66.

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World Events (3)

1939 · Britain Enters World War II

Age 4

Britain entered the Second World War as war was declared on Germany on September 3, 1939. World War II came to an end after the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, which killed 140,000 people. Less than a week later, the Japanese surrendered and the war officially ended on August 15, 1945.
1940

Age 5

Winston Churchill becomes prime minister. British fighter pilots repel German air attacks in the Battle of Britain. London and other cities badly damaged in German bombing raids.
1945

Age 10

The UK becomes a permanent member of the UN Security Council.

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, and North German (Pötter): occupational name for a maker of drinking and storage vessels, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Middle Low German pot. In the Middle Ages the term covered workers in metal as well as earthenware and clay.

Possible Related Names

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

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