Col William Pryor Junk Jr.

7 November 1924–25 October 1986 (Age 61)
Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

The Life Summary of William Pryor

When Col William Pryor Junk Jr. was born on 7 November 1924, in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States, his father, William Pryor Junk, was 26 and his mother, Irene L Hambright, was 22. He married Mary Jacquelin Ryan on 7 June 1947, in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 25 October 1986, in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Kent, King, Washington, United States.

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Col William Pryor Junk Jr.
Mary Jacquelin Ryan
Marriage: 7 June 1947

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World Events (8)

Age 3
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1940 · Galloping Gertie
Age 16
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.
Age 17
Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

South German: variant of Jung .

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

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Sources (9)

  • William Junk in household of W P Junk, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William P Junk Jr. in household of William P Junk, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Pryor Junk Bill in entry for Mary Jacquelin Or Jackie Ryan Junk, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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