George F Buckingham

4 June 1923–18 January 2009 (Age 85)
Washington, United States

The Life of George F

When George F Buckingham was born on 4 June 1923, in Washington, United States, his father, George Frederick Buckingham, was 31 and his mother, Josey Dellila Jaynes, was 31. He married Gwendolyn Lois Duncan on 9 March 1947, in Nespelem, Okanogan, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Mansfield, Douglas, Washington, United States for about 5 years and Mansfield Election Precinct, Douglas, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 18 January 2009, in Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

George F Buckingham
Gwendolyn Lois Duncan
Marriage: 9 March 1947
Cynthia Alene Buckingham

Spouse and Children


    Gwendolyn Lois Duncan


9 March 1947
Nespelem, Okanogan, Washington, United States


    Cynthia Alene Buckingham


Parents and Siblings



    Opal Joyce Buckingham


    Lynn Allen Buckingham



    Baby Boy Buckingham


    Jean Buckingham


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 17

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 24

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the former county seat of the county of Buckinghamshire, Old English Buccingahamm ‘water meadow (Old English hamm) of the people of (-inga-) Bucc(a)’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Buckingham in household of Dell Buckingham, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George F Buckingham in household of George F Buckingham, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George Frederick Buckingham, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"

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