Jerry Allen Shook

23 May 1950–22 November 1964 (Age 14)
Iredell, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Jerry Allen

When Jerry Allen Shook was born on 23 May 1950, in Iredell, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Calvin Shook, was 22 and his mother, Lucy Irene Benfield, was 21. He died on 22 November 1964, in Statesville, Iredell, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 14, and was buried in Statesville, Iredell, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Calvin Shook
1927–2011
Lucy Irene Benfield
1929–
John Calvin Shook Jr.
1946–2002
Jerry Allen Shook
1950–1964
Rickie Lynn Shook
1954–2016
Danny Lee Shook
1957–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1927–2011Male

    Lucy Irene Benfield

    Female1929–Female

siblings

(4)

    John Calvin Shook Jr.

    Male1946–2002Male

    Male1950–1964Male

    Rickie Lynn Shook

    Male1954–2016Male

    Danny Lee Shook

    Male1957–Male

World Events (8)

1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 1

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.
1951 · The ANZUS Treaty

Age 1

Like that of NATO, the ANZUS Treaty was a non-binding agreement between Australia, New Zealand, and the United States Security. It was signed to cooperate on military matters in the Pacific Ocean region. It provides safety for each other in case of an armed attack on any of the three countries.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 5

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

Variant of German Schuck .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jerry Shook, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"
  • Jerry Shook, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"
  • Jerry Allen Shook, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

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