Harold Eugene Williams

21 April 1923–16 June 1999 (Age 76)
Texas, United States

The Life of Harold Eugene

When Harold Eugene Williams was born on 21 April 1923, in Texas, United States, his father, John Ben Williams, was 21 and his mother, Effie Mae Seales, was 20. He lived in Roaring Springs, Motley, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 1, Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 16 June 1999, in Texas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Muleshoe, Bailey, Texas, United States.

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Harold Eugene Williams
Dorothy Donna Randolph

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    Effie Mae Seales




World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 6

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.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 21

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harold E Williams in household of John B Williams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harold Williams in household of Ben J Williams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harold E Williams, "BillionGraves Index"

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