Joseph Collette

Male19 April 1953–30 March 1969

Brief Life History of Joseph

Joseph Collette was born on 19 April 1953, in Brazos, Texas, United States. He died on 30 March 1969, in Brazos, Palo Pinto, Texas, United States, at the age of 15.

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    World Events (3)

    1954 · Right to Serve on Juries

    Age 1

    In 1954, women finally won the right to serve on juries.

    1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

    Age 2

    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.

    1955 · To War in Vietnam

    Age 2

    The Vietnam War was another civil war brought about from the Cold War. It was fought between the North Vietnamese, who were supported by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies, and the South Vietnamese, who were supported by the United States, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war caused two more civil wars in Laos and Cambodia and resulted in all three countries becoming communist states.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Normand, Gilles, Alban, Alderic, Alyre, Amie, Fernande, Gaetan, Georges, Herve, Leandre, Monique.

    Altered form of French Collet , reflecting the Canadian and American French practice of sounding the final -t. Compare Collett .

    French: from a shortened pet form of the personal name Nicole, feminine form of Nicolas (see Nicholas ). Compare Colette .

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

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