Donald Frank Payne

18 January 1911–30 March 1996 (Age 85)
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life of Donald Frank

When Donald Frank Payne was born on 18 January 1911, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, his father, Frank Payne, was 26 and his mother, Mary Phillips, was 23. He married Bernadine Dorothy Toomey on 16 June 1932, in Indiana, United States. He died on 30 March 1996, in Livonia, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 85.

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Donald Frank Payne
Bernadine Dorothy Toomey
Marriage: 16 June 1932

Spouse and Children


    Bernadine Dorothy Toomey


16 June 1932
Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Frank Payne


    Mary Phillips




World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1920 · The Detroit Wall

Age 9

The Detroit Wall is a half mile long wall that was constructed to serve as a wall of racial separation as a physical barrier between white and black homeowners in northwest Detroit. Today the wall is mostly gone with only a small portion of it located at a local park.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 24

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Paine . This is also a well-established surname in Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Donald Payne in household of Frank Payne, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Donald Frank Payne, "Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959"
  • Donald F Payne, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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