Norman Lowery

4 March 1917–21 November 1996 (Age 79)
Rains, Texas, United States

The Life of Norman

When Norman Lowery was born on 4 March 1917, in Rains, Texas, United States, his father, Zackery Taylor Lowery, was 68 and his mother, Letha Ann Watkins, was 40. He died on 21 November 1996, in Walterboro, Colleton, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 79.

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Zackery Taylor Lowery
Letha Ann Watkins
Marvin C Lowery
Norman Lowery

Parents and Siblings

    Zackery Taylor Lowery





    Marvin C Lowery



World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 12

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.

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Labhradha ( see Lavery ).2 Northern English and Scottish: from a pet form of Lawrence .3 Southwestern English: habitational name from Lowery in Devon, named with the Old English personal name Lēofa or Lufa + Old English worðig ‘enclosure’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Norman E. Lowery, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Norman E Lowery, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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