Bernard Joseph Heddings, Jr.

26 May 1928–13 December 2004 (Age 76)
Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Bernard Joseph

When Bernard Joseph Heddings, Jr. was born on 26 May 1928, in Virginia, United States, his father, Bernard Joseph Heddings, was 26 and his mother, Vera Elnora Power, was 22. He lived in District 12 Election District, Baltimore, Maryland, United States in 1930. He died on 13 December 2004, in Edgewater, Volusia, Florida, United States, at the age of 76.

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World Events (8)

Age 1
13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington
Age 13
The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War
Age 20
The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

English: probably a hypercorrected form of Eddings .

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

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  • Bernard J Heddings in household of Bernard J Heddings, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bernard J Heddings, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bernard Joseph Heddings in entry for Terry Lee Heddings, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000"

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