George Washington Duncan

22 February 1901–1969 (Age 67)
Fayette, West Virginia, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Duncan was born on 22 February 1901, in Fayette, West Virginia, United States, his father, Arthur John Duncan, was 25 and his mother, Pearl Camelia Riner, was 23. He lived in Fayetteville, Fayette, West Virginia, United States for about 20 years. He died in 1969, at the age of 68.

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Arthur John Duncan
Pearl Camelia Riner
Lillie Pearl Duncan
George Washington Duncan
Carl Herbert Duncan

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 2

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 18

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Powerful chieftain

Sources (3)

  • George Duncan in household of John A Duncan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George W Duncan in household of Arthur J Duncan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George Duncan in household of Arthur J Duncan, "United States Census, 1920"

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