William A. Houde

1919–1996 (Age 77)
Massachusetts, United States

The Life of William A.

When William A. Houde was born in 1919, in Massachusetts, United States, his father, Alphonse Thomas Joseph Houde, was 35 and his mother, Gertrude Mary Whitsett, was 33. He lived in Leominster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States for about 20 years. He died in 1996, at the age of 77.

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Alphonse Thomas Joseph Houde
Gertrude Mary Whitsett
Adolph Whitsett Houde Sr.
Marie Agnes Houde
Gertrude Mary Adela Houde
Alice Marguerite Houde
William A. Houde
Thomas R. Houde

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 0

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 French: from the personal name Heude, Houde, derived from the Germanic name Hildo ( see Hildebrand ).2 French (Houdé): from the personal name Oudet, a Frenchified form of the Germanic name Odo, derived from the element aud ‘wealth’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Houde in household of Alphonse Houde, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William A Houde in household of Alphonse T J Houde, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Alphonse Houde, "Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920"

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